China News Agency, Beijing, May 15 (Reporter Zhou Yin) The reporter learned from Beijing Capital International Airport (“Capital Airport”) on the 15th that as of 18:00 on the 15th, the capital airport has cancelled flights due to thunderstorms in other stations and routes. 159 sorties.
The Capital Airport said that the thunderstorm weather in the Guangzhou terminal area has improved, and the impact of the thunderstorm weather has been reduced, and the traffic capacity has returned to normal.
Capital Airport is actively digesting the previous backlog of flights to Guangzhou.
Up to now, the Yangtze River Delta region has been affected by thunderstorms, and the flight status is still not optimistic.
According to news from Beijing Daxing International Airport (“Daxing Airport” for short), due to thunderstorms in Eastern China, Central and South China, as of 17:00 on the 15th, Daxing Airport has cancelled 169 flights due to weather in other stations and routes, and delayed 96 flights.
Daxing Airport stated that Daxing Airport, in collaboration with North China Air Traffic Control Units, airlines and related guarantee units, will make every effort to do a good job in flight operations and passenger service guarantees.
Daxing Airport reminds traveling passengers to pay attention to weather changes and flight status in time to avoid delays in their journeys.
In order to reduce the impact of thunderstorms on civil aviation operations, the Civil Aviation Administration of China stated that all civil aviation units will formulate various countermeasures in advance in accordance with the "five early" principles of "early research and judgment, early decision-making, early adjustment, early concentration, and early start." Increase weather monitoring and early warning for key areas, major airports and busy air routes, update and refine flow management measures in real time, and minimize the impact of thunderstorms on flight operations.