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Chinese carrier buys 88888888 for USD 282,000

Benjing, China - It's the lucky number for the Chinese people

Every country has its own custom but, perhaps, in the Global Village described by McLuhan, it would not exists anymore. But in China, as it is known, the habits are still deep-seated rather than the western culture, therefore can appear strange, to us, an airline has paid USD 282,000 to acquire the "88888888" telephone number: just 8 times 8! The majority of the Chinese people, indeed, thinks the...

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency - 51771

AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency