Record number of air passengers in Tibet for 2017 - Economy & Society - Tibetol

Home > News > Tibet > Economy & Society >

Record number of air passengers in Tibet for 2017
By:Xinhua
update:January 02,2018
LHASA, Jan. 2, 2018 -- Tibet Autonomous Region saw a record 4.51 million air passengers in 2017, up 11.9 percent from the previous year, the regional civil aviation administration said.
 
Tibet's civil aviation industry has been growing rapidly, becoming an important driver for the regional economy.
 
The plateau region has five airports and 79 air routes, connecting with 42 cities in China and overseas.
 
In 2017, Tibetan airports handled 41,299 flights and 35,053 tonnes of cargo, up 6.9 percent and 16.1 percent, respectively, according to the administration.
  • Chamdo cultural festival opens
  • Panchen Lama makes requests of religious community representatives
  • Art performance staged in Xigaze, China’s Tibet

E-mail:editor@tibetol.cn |About Us|Contact Us |Site Maps|
Address:3/F, C Tower, RECREO International Centre, 8 Wangjing East Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing 100102, PRC
Tel:13651236230
Copyright by China Intercontinental Communication Co., Ltd All Rights Reserved.