(MENAFN) The newest statistics released by China's civil aviation authorities said that, passenger planes serving China's civil aviation industry got to 3,722 by the end of June this year.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said that, China has seen a growth in civil aviation industry thanks to continuous expansion in different aspects, such as the fleet size and total transport turnover.
As well as the expanding aircraft fleet, China has also made efforts to improve its infrastructure to maintain the rise of the civil aviation industry and by the end of June, China's total number of civil airports reached 236.
In the first half of 2019, the country's civil aviation industry handled a total of 320 million passenger trips, up 8.5 percent annual; the country's civil aviation industry has also realized a remarkable continuous safe flight operation of 106 months, as of this June.
The CAAC forecast that China's civil aviation industry will realize annual passenger transport of 680 million in 2019, representing an 11 percent annual rise.