Competition for passengers and routes is becoming fierce among airports in the Greater Bay Area, which is southern China’s economic hub.
Chengdu’s resilience may be down to its low percentage and reliance on international traffic when compared to the other regional airports.
High standards and innovation have helped the airport maintain smooth operation over the past year despite the impact of COVID-19.
There is still a significant proportion of flights in airlines schedules through to the end of the year which appear unrealistic and will almost certainly be canceled yet.
Chengdu is the fourth busiest airport in China and benefits from the ‘strong purchasing power’ of the travellers it serves
The pandemic has forced Swissport, which is active at 300 airports in 47 countries, to shed 17,000 of its 64,000 global staff.
The city of Shanghai, as of July, had built more than 25,000 5G outdoor base stations and more than 31,000 5G indoor stations.
The service will be expanded to other domestic air hubs such as Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen in Guangdong Province as well as Chengdu in Sichuan Province.
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