The China Southern Airlines resumed its Changsha-Nairobi flight on Wednesday morning, which is the first regular intercontinental route resumed after the COVID-19 pandemic in central China's Hunan Province.
The unmanned helicopter has a maximum takeoff weight of 500 kilograms, a maximum altitude of 7,000 meters and a maximum speed of 170 kilometers per hour.
Wuhan suspended all its 63 international and regional flights after the outbreak. The resumption of flights has now been approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.
Once the round of flight transfers is complete, Daxing is expected to operate 440 domestic air routes, serving 136 Chinese cities.
United and Delta are now eligible to double their flights to China from twice a week to four times a week.