China Eastern Airlines to schedule two new flights flying from Daxing airport
Published: Oct 14, 2021 04:53 PM
Photo: Courtesy of China Eastern

Photo: Courtesy of China Eastern

China Eastern Airlines announced on Thursday that it schedule two new flights flying from Beijing Daxing International Airport.

The two flights will be routes between Beijing Daxing and Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi Province and Kunming, Southwest China's Yunnan Province. 

As one of the main base airlines of Daxing airport, China Eastern currently holds a market share of more than 30 percent, with 327 inbound and outbound flights per day, covering 90 cities across the country, according to the release sent to the Global Times.

The two flights launched on Thursday.  

Currently 26 domestic carriers, including China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Air China, and China United Airlines, operate out of Daxing airport. In August, these airlines operated a combined 145 domestic air routes servicing 135 destinations across China.

Data from Daxing airport showed that it facilitated a total of 38.94 million passengers, with 314,600 flights taking off and landing as of September 22. Cargo throughput was around 215,400 tons.

Global Times