China will complete first phase of an expansive new airport in Beijing's Daxing district, which could eventually be the world's largest, by 2019, officials told reporters.
Chinese aviation authority said on September 27 that that it was mulling green light to private investment in civil airport construction and operation.
Ctrip has rolled out in-App booking of its airport parking service which costs only a fifth of airport charge. The company plans to launch railway parking later.
Parent of Hainan Airlines is entering talks over a "wide range of potential partnership and investment opportunities" into Scotland's state-owned Prestwick Airport.
China's switch from investment-led to consumption-driven economy will further stimulate the world's air transport demand over the long run, according to ACI.
Airports in Beijing and Shanghai represent new and arguably preferred alternatives to traditional transit stops like Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong in linking US and Europe to Asia.
Beijing Capital International Airport recorded RMB 905 million net profit in the first half of 2016. Passenger throughput reached 45,596,155 person-times.
Chinese high-end business lounge operator DragonPass anticipated that its services would have 20 million users and cover 1,000 airports around the globe in two or three years.
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