Air Macau to increase flights to Chinese cities

Air Macau to increase flights to Chinese cities

Macau is hoping tourism will boost the SAR’s economy.

Macau.- Air Macau will increase the frequency of flights to destinations in mainland china after the resumption of Individual Visit Scheme (IVS) travel permits from September 23.

The airline has said it will resume flights to eight destinations in mainland China from the same date.

The number of flights per week is expected to rise from the current 54 flights per week to 230 in October.

Guangdong residents have been able to apply for IVS visas since August 26, but the rest of China has to wait until the September 23.

Macau’s government is hoping a return of tourism from mainland China can help boost the city’s economy. It has launched a spending-stimulus scheme for mainland visitors and aims to encourage longer stays.

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