Published on : Monday, September 17, 2018
China will remain as one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets supported by continuous expansion of consumption demands and aviation facilities, according to an industry conference in Guangzhou on Sunday.
During an industry conference in Guangzhou it was revealed that China will remain as one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets through continuous expansion of consumption demands and aviation facilities.
There will be 130 new airports by 2025 bringing the total number of airports to 370.
Wang Zhiqing, deputy director of the Civil Aviation Administration of China, at the 24th World Route Development Forum, said that China will have more than 130 new airports by 2025, which will bring the total number of airports to 370.
In 2017 China had launched 382 new international air routes that saw the international air route number soaring to 1,634. There were 550 millon trips by the plane last year in China accounting for 16.3 percent f global total.
The forum was attended by more than 300 airlines, 700 airport management bodies, and 130 government departments and tourism authorities from more than 110 countries and regions.
Tewolde GebreMariam, CEO of Ethiopian Airlines said that they hope of developing the market in China as there has been a rise in trade, investment, and tourism between China and African.
There will be 20 percent every year increase in airline passenger volume between China and African countries.