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Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially commenced operations

China’s much-anticipated Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially commenced operations, opening a new gateway to the greater Sichuan Province and currently capable of handling 60 million passengers annually, Tianfu is also set to double capacity in due course. Its inaugural flight, operated by Sichuan Airlines, took off at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, bound for Beijing. […]

China resumes airport construction

Work has resumed on more than a quarter of China’s major airport infrastructure projects, the country’s CAA has announced. During a video conference, the planning department of China’s Civil Aviation Administration reported the resumption of major civil aviation infrastructure projects. The Central and Southwest Civil Aviation Administration of Xinjiang, the Xinjiang Administration and the Air […]

Chinese airports prioritize cybersecurity for technology investment

Airports and airlines in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers, with cybersecurity proving to be top of the agenda for both. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China show that as airline passenger numbers in China rose nearly 13% to more than […]

Aedas leads the design of China’s Yantai International Airport Terminal 2

Aedas, as lead design architect and part of an international team consisting of CSWADI and New Era Airport Design Institute, has been awarded the design and construction of the new Yantai International Airport Terminal 2 in China, as part of the airport’s Phase 2 Expansion Project. The new 167,000-square-metre building is located to the south […]

China to open first phase of world’s largest airport by 2019

China will complete the first phase of an expansive new airport in Beijing, which could eventually be the world’s largest, by 2019, officials with the project have said. Representatives of the Beijing New Airport project showed off the sprawling construction site on Monday, saying the city’s second major airport could serve 45 million passengers a […]