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Beijing Daxing airport to resume international passenger flights

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Air crews walk at Beijing Daxing International Airport during a test resumption of international passenger flights at the airport, January 10, 2023. /CFP


Beijing Daxing International Airport will resume international passenger flights from January 17.

International flights had been suspended at the airport since March 14, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All international flights from Daxing Airport had been diverted to Beijing Capital International Airport.

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and Himalaya Airlines are some of the first carriers to resume international flights to and from Daxing Airport.

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International transfers at the airport will also resume, with the adoption of a 144-hour visa-free policy for the Beijing-Tianjin–Hebei region.

International flights had been suspended at the airport since March 14, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flights are planned to destinations in Europe, North America, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, depending on the airport management.

The first international flight from Daxing Airport took off on October 27, 2019, one month after the airport opened. Before the epidemic, the airport provided services to and from 13 countries and regions.

China has downgraded its management of COVID-19 to Class B and has lifted quarantine requirements for incoming travelers effective January 8.

Article republished from the Chinese state media CGTN within the framework of an agreement between both parties to share content. Link to the original article:https://news.cgtn.com/news/2023-01-13/Beijing-Daxing-Airport-to-resume-international-passenger-flights-1gyYTfEEtig/index.html





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