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Chengdu from Jakarta? The answer is about five hours. Yesterday, the reporter learned from Shuangliu International Airport that Chengdu opened a new direct flight route to Jakarta on August 14. This route is the first new international passenger route opened in Chengdu after China’s Civil Aviation Administration announced the “five ones” policy (i.e. one airline keeps one route in one country, with one flight in one week). The flight time of

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is about 5 hours. There are two flights of

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once a week. It is understood that the direct flight from Chengdu to Jakarta is carried out by Indonesia Eagle Airlines, which uses Airbus A330 aircraft for flight, and each flight is one flight per week. The departure flight number is ga8870, which is scheduled to take off from Chengdu at 4:00 a.m. every Friday. After about five hours of flight, it arrives at Jakarta Sukarno hada International Airport at 8:55 on the same day; the return flight number is ga8860, which is scheduled to take off from Sukarno hada International Airport of Jakarta at 19:15 every Thursday and arrive in Chengdu at 2:00 a.m. the next day.

Jakarta is the political, economic and cultural center of Indonesia, as well as the sea and land transportation hub of Indonesia. It is the traffic throat between the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean, and an important bridge from Asia to Oceania. The Sukarno hada International Airport in Jakarta is one of the largest international airports in the world. With the opening of the route, Chengdu, an international gateway hub in Western China, and Jakarta, Indonesia’s land and sea transportation hub, are only five hours away from each other. They are another important bridge between Asia and Oceania, which is of great significance for promoting economic and trade cooperation and people to people exchanges.

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Shuangliu International Airport is relatively strong.

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are the first international passenger routes opened by Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport after the implementation of the “five ones” policy affected by the epidemic.

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were opened one day before Chengdu direct flight to Jakarta. On August 13, Air China resumed its international direct flight from Chengdu to Frankfurt. This is the first international route in Western China to resume direct flights to Europe after China’s Civil Aviation Administration issued the “five ones” policy.

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at the same time, in August, Sichuan Airlines also encrypted the number of international flights between Chengdu and Vancouver. After encryption, there are two round-trip flights each week, and the departures are performed on Tuesdays and Fridays, and the return flights are performed on Wednesdays and Saturdays. After the flight encryption of the route, it makes the communication between Chengdu and North America more convenient. Among the airports in Southwest China,

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are significantly ahead of Shuangliu International Airport in terms of passenger throughput, cargo throughput and take-off and landing sorties. By the end of July, the passenger throughput of Shuangliu International Airport had recovered to more than 80% of the same period last year, cargo and mail throughput had almost returned to the same period last year, and the number of flights taking off and landing had returned to more than 90% of the same period last year.

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are the fourth largest aviation hub in China’s mainland. The operation recovery of Shuangliu International Airport is relatively strong. The survey results of many institutions such as flight control center show that Chengdu is the main destination for domestic business travel and the preferred destination for domestic tourism. Today, the opening, resumption and encryption of many international routes from Chengdu will further play the role of the western international gateway hub city.

our reporter Yang Fu