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In the first five months of this year, the international (regional) cargo throughput of Chengdu Air Port increased by over 40%


In the first five months, the international (regional) cargo throughput of Chengdu Air Port reached 83,000 tons. Photo courtesy of Chengdu Customs

News from this newspaper (Yang Fu, reporter from Jinguan News, Chengdu Daily) In the night, the International Cargo Terminal of Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport was brightly lit, and the Chengdu Air Port was busy. Yesterday, the reporter learned from the statistics of the airport customs affiliated to Chengdu Customs that in the first five months of this year, the international (regional) cargo throughput of Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport reached 83,000 tons, a year-on-year increase of 43.6%, a record high for the same period.

"Since this year, the volume of international inbound and outbound cargo has continued to rise. With the support of the customs, we have further enhanced the port security function, improved the cargo handling and sorting process, and ensured the rapid pickup and departure of the released cargo." Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Ground Service Company International Cargo Project Manager Xu Chi said.

It is understood that Chengdu Customs continues to improve the efficiency of customs clearance, improve the operation monitoring mechanism of customs clearance business, strengthen the monitoring of cargo information, timely grasp the abnormal situation of customs clearance, actively coordinate the disposal of cards and block problems, help enterprises to effectively hedge the impact of the epidemic, and ensure the smooth circulation of air logistics.

Tang Jin, Deputy Head of Customs at Shuangliu Airport, said that in order to weave the air transport network and enhance the function of Chengdu's air cargo hub, Chengdu Customs has supported airlines to open 12 new, encrypted all-cargo aircraft and passenger-to-cargo routes this year, including the first new one. The direct freighter flight route from Southwest China to South America provides a convenient and fast international air channel for the transportation of important parts, equipment and products. At present, Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has 37 international cargo routes (including different airlines flying the same route, each airline counts one), and the route network covers major hubs in Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America. City.

Chengdu is an important international aviation gateway hub in the western region. After the outbreak, Chengdu Air Port has successively received some international diversion flights from Beijing and Shanghai. Shuangliu Airport Customs efficiently coordinated epidemic prevention and control and economic and social development, and promoted the steady growth of foreign trade. It is reported that to further promote the stability and improvement of foreign trade, Shuangliu Airport Customs has formulated 26 detailed measures to help enterprises effectively hedge the impact of the epidemic, ensure the smooth circulation of the aviation industry chain and supply chain, and make every effort to stabilize the basic foreign trade.