Airlines on both sides of the Taiwan Strait carried 95,765 passengers across the strait with an average load factor of 87% over the seven weeks ended Aug. 18, according to Taiwanese authorities. Taiwan Civil Aviation Chief Li Long Wen told media last week that cross-strait routes are among the few profitable services operated by Taiwanese carriers. The Shanghai route reported the highest load factor at 92.3%, followed by 85.4% for Xiamen, 82.8% for Guangzhou, 78.7% for Beijing and 77.3% for ...

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