China's airports see increased transport capacity in 2021-Xinhua

China's airports see increased transport capacity in 2021

Source: Xinhua

Editor: huaxia

2022-01-23 23:33:30

BEIJING, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Airports on the Chinese mainland handled more than 3.83 million outbound passenger flights in 2021, up 7.21 percent year on year, according to an industry report.

Last year, there were nearly 3.8 million outbound domestic flights and the domestic transport capacity rose 9.56 percent comparing with the level of 2020, said a report released by VariFlight, a China-based civil-aviation data service provider.

Twenty-two airports with an annual passenger throughput of 10 million or above recorded a year-on-year increase in total outbound capacity.

Among them, the Beijing Daxing International Airport also saw its outbound capacity increase comparing with the level in 2019.

Nine airports saw their passenger throughput exceed 30 million. Among them, the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport in south China's Guangdong Province ranked the first in outbound capacity, said the report.