China's civil aviation industry made operating revenue of 746 billion yuan (about USD 117 billion) in 2017, said the official statistical bulletin.
The figure is a 15.3% increase year on year, according to the 2017 civil aviation statistical bulletin issued by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
The industry's total profit in 2017 rose 7.2 billion yuan to exceed 65 billion yuan, or 12.3%, up from the previous year.
By the end of last year, there were a total of 58 airlines in China, which offered services on 4,418 air routes.
The country has 229 certified airports and the civil aviation fleet reached 3,296.
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