BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- About 7.2 million passengers are expected to take flights during this year's National Day holiday, up 8.3 percent year on year, the Civil Aviation Administration said on Friday.
Some 3,812 domestic and international flights have been added to the current daily 12,000 to cope with the upcoming travel rush from Oct. 1-7.
Among the temporary flights, 2,464 will be bound for major domestic tourist centers such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Wuhan, according to a statement from the administration.
Twenty-six flights will shuttle between the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong, 14 to and from Macao, and another 34 to and from Taiwan.
Some 1,274 international flights will be added to hot foreign tourist destinations like Bangkok, Seoul and Siem Reap.