Tickets are now available for flights at Beijing Daxing In
ternational Airport, which is scheduled to begin operations before Sept 30.?亚博体育yb419
On various travel websites, passengers can book tickets from the new
airport to many domestic destinations such as Shanghai, Xiamen in Fujian province, Gua
ngzhou in Guangdong province, Chengdu in Sichuan province and Kunming in Yunnan province.?亚博体育yb419
Compared to the flights departing from Beijing Capital International Airport, which is l
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Flights to Guangzhou from Daxing airport, for instance, cost less than 1,300 yuan ($
185) for economy class while the lowest price at the Capital airport is nearly 1,800 yuan.
Before the winter season starts in November, domestic flights will be carried out solely by China United Airl?亚博体育yb419品茶微信
ines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Eastern, which is also the first airline to transfer its operations to Da
xing airport from its current headquarters at Beijing Nanyuan Airport, the company said.?亚博体育yb419
So far, most of the booked trips will be made during the weeklong National Day holiday from Oct 1 to 7, according to the company.
The airline will operate over 130 flights daily from the new air?亚博体育yb419品茶微信
port, which will serve a network of over 80 routes and 70 domestic destinations.
Over 20 international routes operated by Finn Air, British Airways, Polish A
irlines and Malaysia Airlines can also be booked, including flights to London; Helsinki; Cas?亚博体育yb419
ablanca, Morocco; Fukuoka, Japan; and Kathmandu, Nepal, according to travel website Qunar.
Huang Lei, who works for an investment managemen?亚博体育yb419品茶微信
t firm in Beijing and lives near the South Third Ring Road in Daxi
ng district, has long been looking forward to the opening of the phoenix-shaped airport.