ChinaVista Logo Welcome to China Virtual Tours Great Wall
Join Us . Advertise Info

Home

Attractions

Destinations

China Tours

Culture

Tips

Travel Highlight The Great Wall Beijing | Shanghai China Impression Tours Arts & Crafts | Recipes Necessity
Travel Vista Yangtze River Jiangsu | Guangdong Silk Road Tours Chinese Dress | Relics Travel Fast Facts
Cities Vista The Forbidden City Yunnan | Sichuan Tibet Adventure Tours Festivals | Architecture Find Hotels
China Experience The Temple of Heaven Shaanxi | Gansu Scenic China Tours Articles | Literature Book Flights
Chinese culture The Yellow Mountains Xinjiang | Tibet | Guilin More China Tours Cheongsam | People Buy Souvenirs
Welcome to China Virtual Tours, your premier online guide to travel in China.

China Travel News and Events (April. 4th, 2001)

Beijing Strives to Become Eco-metropolis

Beijing has blueprinted to have its green land coverage increased to 40 percent by 2005 and 45 percent by 2010.

According to the municipal government's plan, Beijing residents will have an average of 10 square meters of green space in five years, and 15 square meters in 10 years.

In the downtown area, the per capita amount of greenery, which includes grass, trees and bushes, will reach four square meters by 2005 and six square meters by 2010.

HK to Boast More Scheduled Flights in Summer

It is estimated that eighty-two more scheduled passenger and cargo services to and from Hong Kong are offered by airlines on a weekly basis in the summer season of 2001.

Most of the new passenger services operate between Hong Kong and cities in Mainland China and in the Asia-Pacific Region.

With the additional number of scheduled services offered by airlines, statistics show that the total number of flight movements at the Hong Kong International Airport has increased to more than 3,800 per week.

Accordingly, The number of flights handled by our air traffic controllers per hour has gone up from 45 to 47 during the busy hours from March 25 onwards to cope with the higher volume of traffic. At present, a total of 63 airlines offer scheduled passenger and cargo services from Hong Kong to about 130 destinations worldwide.



materials selected from GoChinaGo.com

back to news indexreturn to travel news index



click here to feel china from the closest

The Great Wall Of China ||Xi'an Terracotta Warriors ||The Yellow Mountains||Guilin Tour|| Tour of Tibet|| Yangtze River

- Home - Travel - Attractions - Destinations - China Tours - Culture - Souvenirs - Tips - Travel Talk -

China Virtual Tours is a part of ChinaVista.com services. 1996-2014. Copyright Claims.