Caixin
Jun 18, 2022 06:26 AM
BUSINESS

Shanghai Air Traffic Recovery Misses Expectations

The number of domestic flights that landed and took off at Shanghai’s two international airports dropped 99% in May to 245.
The number of domestic flights that landed and took off at Shanghai’s two international airports dropped 99% in May to 245.

As public transportation in Shanghai gradually recovers from two months of Covid lockdowns, the civil aviation industry is struggling to restore services in China’s biggest city.

Airlines in Shanghai operated in May at 1% or less of capacity before the pandemic shutdowns even as the city started to relax restrictions on inbound and outbound transportation, official data showed.

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