China News Service, Xi'an, January 16 (Reporter Alina) On the morning of the 16th, a Boeing B767-300F all-cargo flight full of high-end electronic products took off from Xi'an Xianyang International Airport and flew to Tokyo Narita International Airport.

This route is the first international all-cargo route opened in Shaanxi Province this year. The radiation role of the Xi'an International Aviation Hub has been improved again, which strongly promotes the formation of a new pattern of mutual promotion of domestic and international double cycles.

The Xi'an-Tokyo all-cargo route was opened.

Photo courtesy of Airport New City

  The all-cargo route from Xi’an to Tokyo, Japan, is operated by SF Airlines using Boeing B767-300F aircraft. It is planned to fly once a week. The outbound cargo is mainly notebook computers and electronic products.

The return goods are mainly raw materials and equipment for the production of wafers, accessories and photoresist for the Xi'an Samsung memory chip project. The return flight volume is about 65 tons.

  This route is expected to increase the cargo and mail throughput of Xi’an Xianyang International Airport by about 5,000 tons throughout the year. Samsung Semiconductor (Xi’an) Co., Ltd. is expected to import 3,000 tons of cargo through this route, which can effectively guarantee the construction needs of the Samsung Phase II project. And the capacity upgrade of large export processing and manufacturing enterprises in Shaanxi Province.

  With the opening of the all-cargo route from Xi’an to Tokyo and the encryption of all-cargo routes from Xi’an to Seoul, the international logistics channel from Shaanxi to East Asian countries has been opened up, which will help Shaanxi and even the northwestern region enterprises to further expand the East Asian market and promote Shaanxi’s cooperation with Japan and South Korea. The economic and trade exchanges between the two countries have promoted the opening up of Shaanxi's economy and helped Shaanxi build a new highland of inland reform and opening up.

The Xi'an-Tokyo all-cargo route was opened.

Photo courtesy of Airport New City

  During the "Thirteenth Five-Year Plan" period, Xixian New District Airport New City will speed up the construction of the "Air Silk Road", further improve the aviation logistics network, increase air transportation capacity, improve air transportation timeliness, reduce transportation costs, and effectively serve the development of enterprises and export-oriented economy.

  Since 2016, Xi’an’s all-cargo routes have increased from 5 to 35, reaching 11 countries and 30 major hub cities around the world, forming an aviation network pattern of “opening west, gathering and distributing east, and radiating the world”.

Air cargo volume has increased from 230,000 tons in 2016 to 380,000 tons in 2020.

Xi'an Airport has achieved a quintuple of cargo and mail volume ranking, and is currently among the top ten in the country.

  The construction of international aviation hubs has led to a surge in international logistics. More and more international cargoes are gathered, transferred and distributed to Xi’an, which not only promotes the rapid development of Shaanxi’s export-oriented economy and industry, but also stabilizes Shaanxi’s international trade industrial chain and supply chain. "Airport contribution".

  In the future, the Airport New City in Xixian New Area will continue to focus on "opening to the west" to expand direct routes to Europe, America and Central Asia, focus on building an international aviation hub for the "Belt and Road", and continue to build "airport + free trade + bonded + cross-border + The six major open platforms of “port + navigation rights” will realize more “zero breakthroughs” in open and innovative businesses, and strive to create a new window for the province’s opening to the outside world. (Finish)