China expanded its airspace capacity from Nov. 22 by implementing Reduced Vertical Separation Minima in order to be better prepared for next summer's Olympics. Under the new rule, CAAC halved the height of each flight layer between 8,900 m. and 12,500 m., increasing the number of layers from 7 to 13 and nearly doubling the number of aircraft that can fly through the same area simultaneously. The regulator noted that Sanya, Hong Kong and Taipei are excluded as these cities already have ...

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