Wuhan-based East Star Airlines will become the first Chinese low-cost carrier to fly outside the country, announcing the launch of services to Hong Kong and Macau from Wuhan beginning Nov. 6 that will be followed by planned flights to Singapore and Thailand early next year. The carrier said it is confident it will achieve high loads on the daily services to Hong Kong and Macau. "We can secure high load factors with the support from our travel agency, which can bring 50% of the tourists it ...

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