Chinese airliners enter peak days

2018-02-13 09:14 千龙网

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Passengers check in at Terminal Three of Beijing Capital International Airport. [Photo by Fan Jiashan/tuku.qianlong.com]

Flight volume surges during the first ten days of the Spring Festival travel rush, which lasts 40 days from February 1 to March 12, an increase of 10.2 percent than the previous year. February 9, 2018 saw a record high of 15,662 flights, according to a press conference of Civil Aviation Administration of China(CAAOC) on February 11. It is estimated that flights rush days will fall on February 11-14, February 16 and February 21-23. Beijing will be a hot destination city.

CAAOC has served 1.57 million passengers on daily average since the Spring Festival travel rush kicked off on February 1, up 9.27 year-on-year, said CAAOC official Liu Feng. The top ten cities with the most outbound passengers among the 57 cities intensively monitored include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming, Chengdu, Xi’an, Chongqing, Hangzhou, and Haikou, which in total accounts for 45.6 percent of the whole nation’s passenger volume.

China’s passenger flight airlines boast a punctuality rate of 72.85 percent, a 5.3 percentages higher than the previous year. Main airports’ dispatch rate is 80.43 percent, up 8.6 percentages year-on-year.

Passengers go for boarding at Beijing Capital International Airport. [Photo by Fan Jiashan/tuku.qianlong.com]

Passengers check in at Terminal Three of Beijing Capital International Airport. [Photo by Fan Jiashan/tuku.qianlong.com] 

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