The key to Finnair's future strategy is extending its network and strengthening its capacity in the Chinese market, according to Finnair President and CEO Pekka Vauramo.
China TravelSky Holding, China National Aviation Holding, China Southern Air Holding and China Eastern Air Holding, hold a combined 61.6% stake in the operating company of Umetrip.
Asia’s biggest airline has pledged to facilitate cancellation and re-scheduling for both its directly or indirectly sold personal tickets with automatic process and instant refunds.
Hainan Airlines Holding is seeking to sell shares listed in Shanghai to investors including a unit of Singapore’s sovereign investment fund Temasek, according to a statement Saturday.
VisitBritain recorded a 33% increase in visits from China during the first nine months of 2017, and the national tourism agency estimates the full-year figure of about 330,000 visits.
CITS posted duty-free sales of RMB 14.9 billion in 2017, up nearly 70% annually. China Duty Free Group contributed close to 40% of CITS' total income in 2017.
The agreement was made in time for the 2018 China-Canada Year of Tourism and followed an expansion of code-share services that was announced by the two airlines last month.
China's biggest LCC eyes more diversified and personalized services in the partnership with Booking.com.
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