Jilin Province Civil Aviation Airport Group Corporation promotes winter service

China.org.cn, 10 25, 2019
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Starting from October 27, 2019 until March 28, 2030, the Changchun Airport will operate according to its winter season schedule, it was announced at a promotional meeting of the Jilin Province Civil Aviation Airport Group Corporation on October 22.

The meeting was attended by some 100 people representing tourism authorities, airlines, travel enterprises and media organizations of the province respectively.

Relying on Jilin's unique geographical location and its long history and rich cultural heritages, the Jilin Province Civil Aviation Airport Group Corporation has followed an overall plan of building a multi-layered, wide-coverage fight network with the Changchun Airport as the hub. Under the plan, the Changchun Airport has gradually linked to most provincial cities in China, the three major economic circles (Bohai Sea Rim, Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta), and the major economically-developed and tourism cities in the core areas of the Belt and Road. The airport also has routine flights to South Korea, Japan and Russia's Far East in northeast Asia and Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam in southeast Asia.

During the new winter season, Changchun Airport plans to operate 2,170 flights per week. It is estimated that 31 airlines, including three new comers (China United, Hebei Airlines and SF Airlines), will run 130 routine routes that reach 74 cities both in China and abroad. Its total airplane parking capacity will reach 36 units, including eight newly added ones from China Eastern Airlines, Loong Airlines and Air Travel.

Among the 130 routes, 119 will be domestic ones that reach 63 cities, among which Lijiang city in Yunnan, Huizhou and Zhanjiang cities in Guangdong, Yichang city in Hubei and Dongying city in Shandong are new destinations. In addition to its link to the Beijing Capital International Airport, the Changchun now also links to Beijing's newly-opened Daxing International Airport.

Cities that connect to Changchun with eight or more flights are Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Hangzhou, Nanjing, Qingdao and Haikou. Cities that connect to Changchun with between five and seven flights are Kunming, Xi'an, Xiamen, Changsha, Tianjin, Sanya and Jinan.

During the winter season, the airport is expected to operate 11 overseas flights that reach 11 cities, including two new ones - Ibaraki Prefecture and Kitakyushu of Japan.

Specifically, there are 18 flights to Seoul and 4 flights per week toJeju, South Korea; 3 flights to Tokyo, 2 flights to Nagoya, 3 flights toIbaraki and 2 flights to Kitakyushu per week, Japan; 2 flights toVladivostok per week, Russia; 4 flights to Bangkok per week, Thailand; 4 flights to Singapore per week, 1 flight to Nha Trang per week, Vietnam; 4 flights to Taipei per week.

Main airlines introduced their direct and transfer flight products for the new season on the occasion.

Going forward, the Jilin Province Civil Aviation Airport Group Corporation plans to go on with its promotion of air-train transfer service and its special deals for students.