China's government has decided to exempt Chinese carriers from its 3.21% international routes operation tax in an effort to support domestic carriers' expansion. The new policy is retroactive to Jan. 1 with Beijing planning to return taxes paid by Chinese airlines during the first four months. Air China stands to benefit the most because it operates the highest number of international flights among the nation's carriers. It will save about CNY549 million ($80.5 million) in ...

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