China training more pilots

Demand created by country's growing middle class forces Chinese airlines to fly more planes.

    China's aviation industry is gearing up for the Lunar New Year holiday next month, one of the country's busiest times of the year.

    Most Chinese travel overland, but a growing middle class has created a soaring demand for air travel.

    Al Jazeera's Melissa Chan reports from the world's largest pilot training school in Guangzhou on how China is trying to cope with its shortage of pilots.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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