Nanfang Daily News (Reporter/Liu Qian) The reporter learned from Baiyun Airport on the 2nd that the data shows that Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport completed 2023,1 flight takeoffs and landings in the first quarter of 1 (January 3 to March 31), a year-on-year increase of 10.52%. 22.48 million passengers were picked up, a year-on-year increase of 1368.9%, and the passenger flow remained the first in the country's airports.
With the rapid recovery of China's business travel consumer market since the beginning of this year, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has cooperated with major airlines to seize the opportunity, increase the capacity of flights on main routes and hot tourist cities in spring, develop new expenditure routes in the sinking market, and actively promote the recovery of international routes to meet passenger travel demand.
Since the beginning of this year, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has fully recovered domestic flights and passenger flow, and under the weather conditions of Guangzhou's thunderstorm season in March, flights at the airport have maintained efficient operation that month. In the first quarter, the cumulative number of domestic flight takeoffs and landings and domestic passenger throughput was 3,9 and 3,1285,02 respectively, and the number of domestic flights took off and landed more than the same period in 2019, and the domestic passenger throughput has reached more than 2019% of the same period in <>.
From March 3, civil aviation began to implement the summer and autumn 26 flight plan. During the new season, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has planned more than 2023,8500 domestic passenger flights per week, ranking first among domestic airports. On the basis of high-frequency express lines such as "Guangjing" and "Guanghu", Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport continues to expand the scale of high-frequency express lines in other popular cities in China, focusing on improving regional accessibility and continuously improving the travel quality of citizens. In the new season, there are 10 domestic destinations with an average daily departure frequency of more than 21 (inclusive), including more than 20 flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Hangzhou and other places every day. In addition, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport has actively explored the sinking market, and added six regular passenger destinations such as Ezhou, Yulin and Shennongjia in the new season, further enriching passenger travel options.
Recently, data released by major OTA platforms show that the demand for domestic tourists for spring travel in the first quarter continued the strong recovery trend since the Spring Festival. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is expected to hit a new peak in passenger flow during the upcoming May Day holiday when major airlines launch a number of preferential ticket products and a number of activities to benefit the people at the beginning of the 2023 summer and autumn season.
In terms of international routes, Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport resumed or encrypted key routes from Guangzhou to Singapore, Melbourne, Auckland, Amsterdam, Istanbul and other key routes in the first quarter, and currently has more than 50 international and regional passenger navigation points, with a total of about 900 international and regional passenger flights arriving and leaving the port every week. With the adjustment of the international flight entry policy in January and the resumption of outbound group travel in February, the airport's inbound and outbound passenger flow increased significantly, with the cumulative number of inbound and outbound passengers at Baiyun Airport reaching 1,2 in the first quarter, a year-on-year increase of 83.84%.