Harbin’s new airport begins operations
Updated : 2020-12-23
By ( e.my399.com )
The Pingfang airport in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China’s Heilongjiang province, officially began operations on Dec 22.
In addition to the facilities required by civil aviation, the newly opened airport’s terminal building has a range of amenities to provide passengers with a comfortable waiting environment and travel experience, including coffee shops and Wi-Fi entertainment.
On opening day, a flight route connecting Harbin to Yichun city in Heilongjiang saw its maiden flight, making it the first flight to depart from the airport.
The maiden flight carried seven passengers and four flight attendants.
A Y-12 plane is operating the recently launched Harbin-Yichun flight route. [Photo/MY399.COM]
Currently, a single-journey ticket costs 300 yuan.
The flight is served by a Y-12 plane, independently developed by AVIC Harbin Aircraft Industry Group Co.
The Y-12 series aircraft has excellent performance, maneuverability and flexibility. It can take off and land at high-temperature plateau airports and soil runways. The aircraft’s tail wing deicing device enables it to fly in icy conditions.
Harbin regained the honorary title of "National Civilized City" on Aug 21.
Harbin recently issued the "Implementation Rules for Several Opinions on Supporting the Development of Private Economy and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises".
Harbin Economic and Development Zone recently issued measures for the innovative development of the industrial chain.
The Harbin area of China (Heilongjiang) Pilot Free Trade Zone recently moved to streamline its small business licensing regulations to help stimulate the zone’s economy.