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Temple helicopter flights taking off - for a price

Updated: 2013-01-19 07:55
By Jin Haixing ( China Daily)

Those with money in Beijing have a new travel choice for the Lunar New Year: flying from their homes to temples in Shanxi province by helicopter.

And in the future, point-to-point scheduled helicopter flights will enable passengers to go anywhere within 500 km of the capital.

The first scheduled helicopter service from Beijing to Wutaishan Mountain in Shanxi province, home to many Buddhist temples, will start operating at Spring Festival, the head of a helicopter company said.

Temple helicopter flights taking off - for a price

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