For Air China chief, pax better than cargo

Battle for supremacy between Air China and Jetstar Hong Kong predicted

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Wang Changshun, the chairman of China’s largest airline, Air China, believes that “passenger transport service is better than cargo,” and “the domestic market is better than the international one and regional routes are better than the artery ones”. China’s aviation industry “is facing a more severe situation than that during the financial crisis in 2008. So, Air China will mainly focus on improving its current major services”.

There are prediction of a fierce battle between Air China offering full service against China Eastern Airlines and Australia’s Qantas Airways low cost joint venture Jetstar Hong Kong.