Chengdu Airlines is expected to be converted into a low-cost carrier (LCC), another move in China’s push for more domestic low-cost services. “Chengdu Airlines has been considering making a strategic transformation for a long time,” an industry insider told ATW. “The board has just approved the transformation plan for converting it into a LCC.” Chengdu becomes the latest Chinese airline to turn to the LCC model following the Civil Aviation Administration of ...

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