In November 1978, the Communist Party of China held the Third Plenary Session, Opened a prelude to China''s reform and opening up the mainland''s Taiwan policy have also begun a major adjustment. New Year''s Day in 1979, the NPC Standing Committee issued a "Message to Compatriots in Taiwan", the hope that the two sides as soon as possible postal shipping, since the Government opened up in 1987 to visit relatives since the rapid growth of cross-strait exchanges. In visiting relatives, sightseeing, sports, science and technology, culture and economic and trade exchanges, but also frequent. The two sides joined in the WTO, a fast-changing economic situation at home and abroad, coupled with the advent of the era of economic globalization, so that cross-strait economic and trade relations are getting closer and closer, whether it is to cope with the challenges of economic globalization, or uphold the resource-sharing, economic co-prosperity The trend of regional economic cooperation, or based on internal political and economic needs of different cross-strait links (especially direct) current cross-strait relations has become the most interactive topic of concern.
At present, the two sides were different under the jurisdiction of the political system, direct cross-strait issue is not a simple economic problem must be related to cross-strait consultations, the Congress will be at home, the media, interest groups and the public challenges. At the same time contains the political, social, cultural, and national security issues, after the cross-strait direct flights to Taiwan in economic, political or national security, the impact of whether the Government can put forward countermeasures, will be the highlight.
The formation of policies that focus on rigorous and comprehensive, the only familiar with the problem, understand the needs of people in order to obtain people''s trust and support. Historical research of this study means to take, in accordance with the collation of literature review, from the two sides talked about split on the question of the origin of direct flights into the review of cross-strait direct shipping policies, analysis of cross-strait direct flights strengths and weaknesses, and assess the future development of cross-strait direct flights , in the past the issue of direct cross-strait can not be analyzed so that we can fully understand the cross-strait direct flights to Taiwan''s political and economic dimensions of the impact of how cross-strait peace under the premise of equality, on the current situation of cross-strait direct flights to develop a reasonable program For a set of cross-strait direct flights and that an agreement acceptable to both parties.
Ma took office the Government has in the July 4, 2008 for the first time the completion of cross-strait passenger charter flights on weekends, and one after another of the three-Jiang Chen talks, the two sides also for sea and air transport, an additional direct flight destinations and routes, open belly cargo, issues such as financial co-operation agreement was signed and delivered to Taiwan to invest in land and capital of the joint statement, can be described as cross-strait relations has entered a new milestone. Positive policies to promote the current period, there has not yet been implemented a number of policy measures to promote cross-strait consultations, or to be amended, Therefore, how to effectively speed up the expansion of cross-strait links, promote Taiwan''s economic growth and employment, has become the attention of the parties to focus, reflect the diversity, the research findings from the current status of cross-strait shipping market with the many challenges facing the future, the review and analysis . Also hope that cross-strait direct flights not only brought about by economic interests, but also represents the confrontation between the two sides to negotiations to replace to replace the post-conflict reconciliation, seek peace and prosperity.