South Korean government and overseas Chinese groups have decided to increase charter flights to meet the increasing demand for air routes between South Korea and China as China eases visa restrictions on South Korean citizens such as students studying abroad and relatives of expatriates, Yonhap news agency reported. The Chinese side will issue visas to South Korean citizens holding valid residence permits from the 5th of this month, the person said. Considering the shortage of flights and other issues, the South Korean side is making every effort to increase charter flights to China. < / P > < p > the person said that it is currently in consultation with the relevant Chinese authorities, but different from the “fast track” for business people, the identity and occupation of the personnel going to China this time are diverse, and it may take some preparation time. He also said that at the beginning of the epidemic, there were overseas Chinese from Wuhan who chartered flights to return home. The government will share relevant cases with the Korean people’s associations in various places and provide necessary support for this. According to another source, in view of the approaching of the new semester in September, the relevant departments have sent official letters to the Chinese education administration and major colleges and universities about the shortage of flights or the impact on the study of Korean students, asking for understanding and cooperation. < / P > < p > subject to August, the route between Korea and China is%. At present, Korean Airlines fly seven times a week, while Chinese airlines fly eight times a week. Previously, the Chinese government temporarily banned foreigners with valid visa and residence permit from entering China at the end of March to prevent and control the risk of epidemic import.