SARS hits airline business


CHINESE airlines have been among the first to feel the pain as the central government gradually tightens control over trans-provincial passenger flows due to the spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).  

The airlines have experienced very low seat-occupancy rates since last month, and many of them have cut some of their regular flights to save costs.  

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