On May 7th, DKH1009 flight of Shanghai Juneyao Airlines Co., Ltd. (referred to as Juneyao Airlines) took off from Pudong, Shanghai and stopped in Xi'an, and finally smoothly landed in Guyuan Liupan Mountain Airport in Ningxia at 15:25, which marked the official opening of "Shanghai-Xi'an-Guyuan" route that operated by A320. Chen Shengying, the Vice Mayor of Guyuan City and member of Guyuan Municipal Committee, Pang Jinhu, Deputy General Manager of Ningxia Airport Co., Ltd., and leaders of CAAC North China Regional Administration and China Joyair Co., Ltd. attended the inaugural ceremony.
There were 109 outbound and 81 inbound passengers on the first round-trip flight. The newly launched "Guyuan-Xi'an-Shanghai" route will be complementary with "Xi'an-Guyuan-Yinchuan" route. Opening of the new route will greatly enhance the accessibility between Guyuan and Eastern China, facilitate promotion of the local customs and tourism resources, and support the development of the tourism industry and economy of Guyuan.