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More airlines will transfer flights to Beijing Daxing International Airport

Date: 2019.10.24 Author: Celia Tang

Recently, seven domestic and eight foreign will start the operation from Beijing Daxing International Airport, according to the airport authority.


Beijing Capital Airlines, Hebei Airlines and Juneyao Airlines will operate solely from the new airport. China Eastern will transfer 10 percent of the flights to the new airport. China Southern will move southbound flights to the new airport, and all of its flights will be moved to Daxing by March 2021. Moreover, Air China will begin to operate its Bangkok-bound flight and 10 domestic flights at Daxing airport.


In addition, British Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Royal Brunei Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, Himalaya Airlines and iFly Airlines will move all their operations to Daxing airport, while Polish Airlines and Finnair will have a presence in both Daxing Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport.


Once the flight transfers are complete, the 15 airlines will operate 119 routes from the new airport, consisting of 104 domestic and 15 international routes to 118 destinations.


It is very important for passengers to ensure that they will head to the right airport after the transfers of the airlines from October 27th. The 41.4-kilometer subway connecting Caoqiao subway station in Fengtai district with Daxing airport also went into operation on the opening day of the airport.