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Flights between China, Canada surge


08:28, May 02, 2013

BEIJING, May 1 (Xinhua) -- The number of flights between China and Canada increased about 30 percent this year compared with the previous year on strong tourism demands, an industry insider said Wednesday.

Flights between the two countries each week has grown to 75 at present from 58 last year due to rising demands from the Chinese market, said Derek Galpin, chief representative of Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC).

"China has become Canada's fastest-growing source of tourists," Galpin said.

In 2012, the number of Chinese tourists to Canada rose 18.3 percent from a year earlier to 288,279. The CTC forecast the number will grow by 15 to 20 percent this year.

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