China Planning Taiwan Strait Route for Commercial Aviation – David Lague

From The International Herald Tribune:

China plans to open a new commercial aviation route through the Taiwan Strait in a move that officials in Taipei said was a threat to regional peace and a danger to air safety.

The new route between Hong Kong and Shanghai would track just inside the Chinese side of the unofficial dividing line through the middle of the Taiwan Strait, an area that both sides have mostly avoided since the 1950s, security and aviation specialists in Taiwan said. [Full Text]

January 6, 2008 7:38 PM
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