End of New Year Holiday, Chengdu Airport Readied for Peak in Returning Travelers
www.newssc.org | release time：January 2nd,2018
On January 1, 2018, as the end of the New Year holiday period drew near, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport readied itself for the peak in returning travelers. The airport arranged for the departures and arrivals of 925 flights, of which 462 were arrivals and 463 were departures. Compared with the 912 flights on December 31, 2017, there were a total of 13 more services handled on the first day of the new year. Most returning passengers were traveling back home or elsewhere for vacation, and they accounted for roughly 70% of the total number of outbound passengers. The majority of these outbound travelers headed to cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, while 79 international and regional departures and arrivals were arranged, of which there were 62 international flights and 17 regional flights.