Tibet will be better connected with inland China after Tibet Airlines launches two news routes on Sunday.
The first, connecting the regional capital of Lhasa with Lanzhou in Gansu Province and Shijiazhuang in Hebei Province, will be operated every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Currently, there are no flights between Tibet and Hebei.
The second is a daily service linking Qamdo in Tibet with the municipalities of Chongqing and Tianjin.
On the same day, the airline will also open a route between Chongqing Municipality and Jinan City in Shandong Province.
Tibet Airlines is the first airline company based in Tibet. Launched in 2011, its network takes in major inland cities including Beijing, Shanghai, Chongqing and Hangzhou. Its number of routes will be pushed up to 31 with the opening of the three new ones.