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Traveling to China: Part 2—Getting Around China

Traveling to China: Part 2—Getting Around China

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Second only to Europe, China is a highly sought after destination for business aviation operators. Which means understanding the subtleties of traveling there is important to smooth operations. In Part 1 of our series, we provided some key points to consider when traveling into China. Here, in Part 2, we provide some advice on getting around the country once you're there.

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Nine Tips That Will Alleviate the Stress of Clearing Customs (Part 2)

Nine Tips That Will Alleviate the Stress of Clearing Customs (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of our series, we noted that clearing customs can be one of the more stressful times for a flight crew and offered four tips to help reduce that stress. In Part 2 of our series, we offer five additional tips that will help you and your passengers move quickly through customs.

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Nine Tips That Will Alleviate the Stress of Clearing Customs (Part 1)

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A more popular definition of stress is: being put in a position of high expectation and low control. Based on this definition, most international operators are likely to agree that clearing customs is about as stressful as it gets. When customs is the only thing standing between the passenger and the business or leisure that awaits them outside the airport, the pressure is on. Yet, if there’s improper paperwork, technical glitches, a customs agent in a bad mood or any other problem appears, all eyes turn to the flight crew. But clearing customs doesn’t have to be stressful.

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