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Beijing Daxing Airport resumes international passenger flights

Date: 2023.01.19 Author: Rosie Wu

Beijing Daxing International Airport resumed international passenger flights on Jan.17th, 2023. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all international flights for Beijing Daxing International Airport were transferred to Beijing Capital International Airport as of March 2020.


China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and Himalaya Airlines are among the first group of carriers to resume flights to and from the Daxing airport.


The first flight, operated by China Southern Airlines bound for Hong Kong with 101 passengers onboard, took off at 9:06 am, marking the official resumption of the airport's outbound passenger flights after China downgraded its management of COVID-19 from Class A to Class B and scrapped quarantine requirements for inbound travelers from Jan.8th, 2023.


Beijing Daxing International Airport started operation from October 2019. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the airport ran services to and from 13 countries and regions with a total throughput of 290,000 passengers.