By: Bien Chin-feng and Romulo Huang
Taipei, Feb. 3 (CNA) A special plan to ease air travel congestion
at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport during the Lunar New Year holiday kicked off smoothly Wednesday, with some 110,000 passengers passing though the airport, authorities said.
The measures were designed specifically to cope with an expected increase in passengers before, during and immediately after the nine-day Lunar New Year holiday, which starts Feb. 6, authorities said.
Air travel is expected to peak between Feb. 3-6 and Feb. 10-17, with passenger volume estimated at 140,000 per day. [FULL STORY]