Tianjin airport has a throughput of over 20 million passengers.

09 November 2018, 08:09 source: Xinhua net
 
Original title: Tianjin airport passenger throughput exceeds 20 million passengers, regional hub role is obvious

Reporters learned from Tianjin Binhai International Airport that on the 6 day, the total annual passenger throughput of Tianjin airport exceeded 20 million passengers, an increase of 13.2% over the same period last year, 40 days earlier than last year. The annual throughput of Tianjin airport in 2018 is expected to exceed 23 million 500 thousand.

Tianjin airport responsible person said, Tianjin airport constantly optimize and improve the airline network, strengthen the construction of regional hub airport, the limited time resources for expanding the long-distance intercontinental passenger transport routes; adjust and open to the "one belt along the way" city passenger and cargo routes; will enter the Beijing operation needs of the domestic two or three line airport passenger and cargo transport routes diverted to Tianjin.

Since the beginning of this year, Tianjin airport has exceeded 2 million passengers per month in 3 months, especially in August. At the same time, it has achieved the goal of opening new long-distance intercontinental routes to Vancouver and Sydney. The Vancouver route is the first Inter Continental long distance passenger transport route to North America in the history of Tianjin airport.

In addition, Tianjin airport also opened Tianjin to Indonesia Bali Island and Manado, and resumed Tianjin to Kampuchea Siem Reap and Malaysia Sabah. On the cargo side, we introduced the Azerbaijan Silk Road West Airlines, the Yuantong air cargo plane, and opened the "one belt along the way" national cities - Baku, Astana and Almaty.

Reporters learned that Tianjin airport currently operates 187 passenger routes, including 150 domestic routes, 32 international routes and 5 regional routes. There are 16 cargo aircraft routes, including 7 domestic routes, 8 international routes and 1 regional routes. It is estimated that by the end of this year, Tianjin airport will also increase to Changsha, Wenzhou, Qingdao, Haikou, Nantong, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Vietnam Nha Trang and other places, and increase the cargo routes to South Korea's Seoul and other places.

(Editor: Li Yi, Lian pin Jie)