New flight routes were launched in Xi’an Xianyang International Airport
Date: 2018-10-25

New flight routes were launched in Xi’an Xianyang International Airport

According to the 2018 New Routes Promotion Conference in Winter and Transferring Service Products Conference, the winter air routes of Xi’an Xianyang International Airport has increased six percent compared with the beginning of last winter. The domestic and international flight routes account for 92.8% and 7.2% respectively. Five domestic flight routes have been launched in winter this year. As for now, the airport has 160 waypoints and 348 routes connecting the domestic destinations, generally covering all the provincial capitals and major travelling cities. It ranked second and third in the top ten airports respectively in terms of the route network access capacity and the domestic business growth rate.

10 waypoints in the international routes have been constructed this year, creating a season in which most international routes had been opened in recent years. Besides, three intercontinental routes have been launched for the very first time in Shaanxi. To be specific, they are the Xi’an-Los Angeles (USA) route of Hainan Airlines, the Xi’an-Lisbon (Portugal) route of Capital Airlines, and the Xi’an-Madrid (Spain) route of China Eastern Airlines. It’s estimated that by the end of this year, the passenger throughput of Xi’an Xianyang International Airport will be up to 45 million people, and the flight route network will expand to nearly 350 routes in 208 cities at home and abroad.

In the past two years, located in Xi’an, the core of Guanzhong city group, Xi’an Xianyang International Airport has been committed to establish an efficient transferring international hub. Nearly RMB30 million were invested each year to create a transferring service brand of “Excellent Travel” and to promote 15 transferring products. In this way, it can comprehensively satisfy the daily needs of the transferring tourists for diversified services, continuously improve the transferring service standards, perfect the transferring service procedures and expand the transferring coverage areas.

Xi’an Xianyang International Airport has also started a new round appraisal work of moment capacity to better meet the development needs. Supporting resources in the airport is expected to be further expanded in the next year.