China Eastern Airlines and XiamenAir have called on Taiwan’s aviation authority (CAA) to reconsider approving 176 additional cross-strait flights for the upcoming Spring Festival Feb. 2-March 2. China Eastern had applied for an increase of 106 cross-strait flights, estimated to transport about 40,000 passengers, and XiamenAir had applied for an additional 70 cross-strait flights, to carry 20,000 passengers. However, the CAA had previously rejected the application for the ...

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