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China's civil aviation to undergo rapid growth

By Shen Wenmin (People's Daily)

17:06, April 10, 2012

Edited and translated by People's Daily Online

During the 12th Five-Year Plan period, China's civil aviation will have a great development, said Li Jiaxiang, director-general of the Civil Aviation Administration of China.

By 2015, China will construct 70 new airports, relocate and construct 15 airports and re-construct 101 airports, and China will import more than 300 planes every year.

By the end of the 12th Five-Year Plan, major base airline companies in Shanghai will turn into large-scale network airline companies with international competitiveness and a central operation network taking Shanghai as the core hub will form.

The Shanghai Pudong Airport will become an international airline hub with quite strong competitiveness, the core airline hub of the Asia-Pacific Region, and the number one international air freight hub in the world.

The Shanghai Hongqiao Airport will be the most humanistic domestic aviation network hub.

Shanghai airports' annual capacity will reach 100 million passengers and 5.5 million tons of cargoes, and the airports will turn into an important site of the global aviation network.

Read the Chinese version at http://paper.people.com.cn/rmrb/html/2012-04/09/nw.D110000renmrb_20120409_3-10.htm

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PK Pilot at 2012-04-11175.107.1.*
When will China start hiring Pakistani pilots.Its and irony that the so called best friend of Pakistan has barred Pakistani pilots from flying in China"s civil aviation sector.
  

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