Business· COVID-19

China's civil aviation sector fully recovers to pre-epidemic level

minutes 2021/04/19 02:32:56

Apr 19, 2021 (China Knowledge) - An industry report released by VariFlight, a China-based civil-aviation data service provider, has shown that China's civil aviation sector has recovered to the pre-epidemic level in March.

The average daily number of flights in the country reached 12,451 last month, 2.5 times from the same period last year. China also handled a total of 389,600 departure flights in March, up 140.91 % YoY.

The report also noted that the passenger load factor reached 73.2% per day, 11.84% higher than the average level in February.

The total number of operations in Chinese airports, including takeoffs and landings, rose 69% month on month to 820,000 in March, nearly the same level before the COVID-19 epidemic.

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