Haikou issues favorable policies to promote air transport market
Recently, Haikou has issued a series of favorable policies to attract airline companies to open more flights, with the aim of promoting its air transport market.
According to the 2012-2013 winter and spring schedule, the year’s total subsidy for the airline companies has increased from 40 million yuan in 2011 to 150 million yuan.
Newly registered aircraft in 2012, which have over 25 flights every month to or from Haikou Meilan Airport, will be awarded 4 million yuan.
During the period, newly added flights of domestic airline companies to Sanya will receive a subsidy of 15,000 yuan.
This year, Haikou Meilan International Airport has carried out a plan to build itself into a SKYTRAX 5-star airport to further enhance its passenger handling capacity. Annual passenger throughput is expected to hit 30 million.