The civil aviation administrations of the mainland and Taiwan have reached agreement on such topics as increasing new destinations in mainland and increasing the number of flights during the Spring Festival.
Starting from the Spring Festival in 2010, Taiyuan, Changchun, Nanning, and Yantai will be new destinations for scheduled flights between the mainland and Taiwan, making a total of 31 mainland cities destinations from Taiwan.
During the 2010 Spring Festival, which is from January 31 to February 28, more flights will be added to the current 270 scheduled and charter flights each week. Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, and Shenzhen will have five, eight, five and four additional flights respectively each week to Taiwan, and other cities will have no limits for additional flights. Songshan in Taiwan will have up to 12 additional flights to the mainland each week.