Chinese carriers are expected to transport 480 million passengers this year, up 11% over 432.4 million in 2015, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Cargo traffic volume is predicted to reach 6.64 million tonnes. The regulator said Chinese carriers took delivery of 270 aircraft from January to November. It is noteworthy that Chinese carriers made a rapid international expansion this year as domestic airlines opened 260 new international routes in the same ...

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