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Song Zhiyong Welcomes Safe Flights on the Last Day of 2022 at the Beijing Capital International Airport12/01/2023

On the evening of December 31, 2022, at Beijing Capital International Airport, Song Zhiyong, Administrator of CAAC, in company with Hu Zhenjiang, Deputy Administrator of CAAC, greets with crew members who have safely completed flights on the last day of 2022 and extended his regards to the front-line staff who stuck to posts.

Song Zhiyong met with crew members of several flights of Air China and Hainan Airlines, and gave greetings to them as well as the ground handling staff. When flights safely landed at the airport, Song entered the cabin, shook hands with the crew members one by one and took a group photo, congratulated them on successful operations during 2022 and extended New Year greetings. Song also conveyed greetings to ground handling personnel who provided security screening and VIP services, and thanked them for their hard work for the safety of civil aviation over 2022. All personnel were encouraged by the warm greetings and indicated their commitment to work hard continuously to promote the high-quality development of civil aviation for 2023.

Song Zhiyong extends greetings to the flight crew of Air China.

Song Zhiyong extends greetings to the flight crew of Hainan Airlines.

Song Zhiyong extends greetings to the maintenance personnel.

Song Zhiyong extends greetings to the ground handling personnel who provide security screening and VIP services.

Song Zhiyong gives regards to the air traffic controllers who are on-duty in the west tower of CAAC North China Regional Administration.

Song Zhiyong extends greetings to the armed police officers who are on-duty at Beijing Capital International Airport.

Song Zhiyong pointed out that 2022 marked an extraordinary year for the civil aviation industry. Under the leadership of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council, with firm action upon important instructions on the civil aviation industry made by President Xi Jinping, and in accordance with the requirements of effectively responding COVID-19, stabilizing the economy and achieving safe development, coordinating various efforts on the pandemic containment and the safe development of the industry, and actively dealing with multiple challenges, the whole industry completed the construction of civil aviation infrastructure on schedule and many major transport supporting missions, with new achievements being made in the high-quality development of civil aviation. In 2023, under the guidance of the Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, the whole industry will fully implement the guiding principles of the 20th CPC National Congress and of the 2022 Central Economic Work Conference, unswervingly adhere to the safety first principle, uphold the new development concept at a new development stage, and build a new development pattern for high-quality growth to continuously promote the high-quality development of civil aviation, and to implement the decisions and arrangements of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council with practical actions, contributing civil aviation share to the building of China into a country with a strong transportation sector and to Chinese path to modernization.