China is the largest single market for Airbus in terms of fleet size, and the number of aircraft delivered by Airbus to China each year accounts for nearly one-quarter of global deliveries.
Chinese airlines will need to buy 8,090 new planes in the next 20 years, or about USD 1.3 trillion worth of aircraft, according to a report published by Boeing.
Shenzhen Airport reported an increase of 9.2% in passenger traffic in August while Hong Kong airport said it handled 12.4% fewer passengers in the month compared to the same period last year.
British Airways has announced it will move all its operations from the current Beijing Capital Airport to the new airport.
Numbers for those travelling to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from China in the year to March 2019 show that passenger numbers were up substantially, with 9.5% more bookings than in the previous year.
Overall, both domestic and foreign air travel growth benefited the company. During the first half of the year, the tech vendor boosted its revenue by 9.2% to $538 million (RMB 3.84 billion).
Some 381 million passenger trips were handled by China's civil aviation sector during the first seven months, up 8.7% over the same period last year.
The airline’s data lab automatically classifies thousands of complaints and offers recommended solutions to help frontline customer relations staff.
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