The scale of China's civil aviation passenger transport reached a new high in July, Economic Daily reported on Wednesday.
The number of passenger transport witnessed an 83.7% year-on-year growth to reach 62.43 million in July, up 5.3% over the same period in 2019, setting a monthly new record high for civil aviation.
A total of 59.08 million passengers were transported on domestic routes in July, up 74.6% year-on-year, and the passenger scale exceeded 12.1% in the same period of 2019.
Summer travel demand has driven the continued growth of the air transport market last month, said Zhan Fen, associate researcher of China Academy of Civil Aviation Science and Technology.
The civil aviation international passenger transport market was still in the recovery stage in July, with a total of 3.35 million passengers transported, up 32.6% from the previous month.
The passenger scale for international passenger transport was equivalent to 50.9% of the same period in 2019.
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