Air China added flights 946 to welcome the Spring Festival travel of Chengdu Civil Aviation.Photo courtesy of Air China Southwest Branch
Chinanews.com, Chengdu, January 6th (Peng Xiaojing, Wang Xiaoqiang, and Li Jiao) The Southwest Branch of Air China revealed on the 6th that during the Spring Festival travel season this year, Air China plans to add 946 flights in and out of Chengdu, adding about 230,000 seats to meet the growing number of passengers. travel needs.
It is reported that the 2023 Spring Festival Transport will start on January 7 and end on February 15. This year’s Spring Festival travel is the first since the comprehensive implementation of the optimization measures for epidemic prevention and control. It is expected that the demand for passenger travel will be relatively strong. Air China has made adequate capacity preparations and flight schedules for this purpose. During the Spring Festival travel season, the headquarters of Air China allocated three Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft to the Southwest Branch of Air China to support the Chengdu base. On the basis of traditional popular routes such as Haikou, Sanya, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and Lhasa in previous years, wide-body aircraft flights have added new tourist routes, such as Chengdu to Qingdao and Shenyang.
“Island tours”, “sunshine tours” and “ice and snow tours” are expected to continue to be popular. Air China will use Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft to fly to Sanya and Haikou routes, and increase capacity, adding 160 and 80 flights respectively.
This year is Air China’s second Spring Festival travel since the implementation of the “two airports in one” operation at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and Chengdu Tianfu International Airport (referred to as Tianfu Airport). intensity. During the Spring Festival travel season, Air China plans to increase the number of flights to Yunnan, such as adding 22 flights from Tianfu-Dali, 22 flights from Tianfu-Xishuangbanna, and 80 flights from Tianfu-Lijiang. For routes in the direction of South China, 18 flights will be added from Tianfu-Zhanjiang.
In order to meet the international and regional travel needs of passengers, Air China Southwest Branch will use Airbus A330 to fly to Chengdu Shuangliu-Singapore and Chengdu Shuangliu-Hong Kong, adding 22 flights and 16 flights respectively, and will also use Airbus A321 to fly to Chengdu Shuangliu -Taipei. (Finish)