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Xi’an Xianyang International Airport sets a new record for daily flights

Updated: 2019-07-10

On July 8, the number of single-day flights at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport exceeded 1,000 for the first time, reaching a total of 1,009 flights. The milestone day marks that the airport has become the seventh in the country with over 1,000 flights on a single day.

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A plane lands at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport. [Photo/people.com.cn]

Since the start of this year's summer holiday season, the airport has secured 7,872 scheduled flights with an average number of 984 daily flights. It is estimated that the average daily flight volume during the summer holiday period will reach 1,016.

In order to ensure the summer holiday transportation, the airport has been actively cooperating with airlines and air traffic control to strengthen the control of the flight process, as well as improve efficiency.

It has also accelerated the construction of "China's best transit airport," providing free refund and renewal services for passengers who miss transit connection opportunities.

In addition, the airport also promotes the application of new technologies, independently developing facial recognition and smart navigation.