United Airlines’ expansion into secondary cities in China is a key part of its network strategy, and the airline is betting on expansion in those markets, an executive for the carrier said at the Boyd International Aviation Forecast Summit in Olympic Valley, California. United now flies to Chengdu, Xian and Hangzhou from its San Francisco hub, and is studying more secondary cities in China. The Chicago-based airline has mapped out when those markets will mature to the point where they ...

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