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Chengdu-Lhasa air routes open
By:en.tibetol.cn
update:March 23,2018

Mar. 23, 2018 -- Two-way air routes between Chengdu and Lhasa were launched Wednesday after a 20-day trial operation, according to the Tibetan Branch of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

The 1,600-kilometer new “sky road” will be able to accommodate more than 50 flight routes and 100 flights, accounting for 80 percent of the total number of daily flights in Tibet,  meeting the needs of a growing number of tourists to the region.

In 2017, Tibet received 25.61 million tourists, an increase of 10.6 percent over the previous year.

The first cargo air route between Chengdu and Lhasa was launched in January this year, giving Tibetans easier access to merchandise from different areas. The Chengdu-Lhasa “sky road” will facilitate the communication between Tibet and the outside.

By: Ma Wenhui

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