The yearly passenger throughput of civil aviation in southwest China’s Tibet Autonomous Region surpassed the figure of 5.72 million in 2019, increasing 7.57 percent year on year, according to the Tibet branch of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
The report came on Tuesday. As of December 30, Tibet’s civil aviation experienced 52,631 flights and freight throughout of 43,383 tonnes in 2019.
In 2019, Tibet’s civil aviation started nine new air routes. The region now has five airports and 11 airlines operating about 101 routes, allowing convenient connections between Tibet and 51 cities.