• Were you talking about Air China (CA from mainland China) or China Airlines (CI from Taiwan)? China Airlines had bad safety reputation, but have improved significantly lately. Air China's safety record has been good all along.

  • I agree with David Fickling, that HSR is not just about the two cities at both ends. It's also about optimizing economic efficiency along the corridor where it serves and overall productivity gain for the whole region. That's why HSR stand alone does not make much economic sense, and it has to be...

  • Looks like Seat 16A and 16K are no-go, for being lack of window. I really don't like the side shell which covers the view of one window, for the true window seat.

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