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Passengers can now book flights departing from Beijing
Daxing International Airport, according to a report by Beijing Youth Daily.yabo2018体育419论坛
Compared to those departing from Beijing Capital Internat
yabo2018体育419论坛ional Airport, flights operating out of the new airport, which will to begin operation on Sept 30, are
generally priced lower because of route charges and services included in the tickets, the report said.
On the ticket booking platform of Qunar, an online travel company, tickets are availableyabo2018体育419论坛女神会所
for flights from the new airport to Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Kunming from Sept 30.
In addition, international routes, including to London, He
yabo2018体育419论坛lsinki, Casablanca, Fukuoka and Kathmandu, can be booked and the prices are gen
erally cheaper than those taking off from the Beijing Capital International Airport.
The new airport, built to meet China’s surging air service demand and take the pressure offyabo2018体育419论坛女神会所
Beijing Capital International Airport, will serve as a second international airport for Beijing.
Located 46 kilometers south of downtown Beijing, it will be the world’s largest s
yabo2018体育419论坛ingle-terminal airport and is expected to handle more than 100 million passengers a year.
At 7:30 pm on July 15, 1971, United States President Richard Nixon
spoke to the nation from a television studio in Burbank, California.yabo2018体育419论坛
“I have requested this time tonight to announce a major development in our efforts to build a lasting peace in the wo
rld,” he began, before reading an announcement that was also being made in Beijing.yabo2018体育419论坛女神会所
It said that Premier Zhou Enlai and Henry Kissinger, Nixon’s assis
yabo2018体育419论坛tant for national security affairs, had met for talks in Beijing from July 9 to 11. Kn
owing that Nixon wanted to visit China, Zhou, on behalf of the Chinese government, had invited him to come to the co
untry at an “appropriate date” before May 1972. Nixon had accepted the invitation “with pleasure”.yabo2018体育419论坛女神会所
Nixon said, “The meeting between the leaders of China and the United States is to seek the normalization of relations bet
yabo2018体育419论坛ween the two countries and also to exchange views on questions of concern to the two sides.”
More than two years of complex, subtle and deter
mined diplomatic efforts and negotiations preceded the announcement.yabo2018体育419论坛女神会所
Nixon wrote in his memoirs, published in 1978: “Despite the almost miraculous secrecy we had been able to maintain, the C
hina initiative was actually one of the most publicly prepared surprises in history.”