The CAAC and the Tibet government worked together to promote more air traffic links in Tibet.
New air routes linking Tibet with other countries will be encouraged and CAAC hopes to open new flights linking Lhasa with
Nepal, Japan and the Republic of Korea (ROK) in the future.
In past years,Tibet was regarded as a difficult area to fly in because of its complicated geographic conditions and unpredictable
However, air transportation in Tibet has retained double-digit growth over the past five years.Tibet is striving to build itself into
an international tourist destination, with a goal of drawing 15 million visitors annually by 2015.
The target has created much higher demands for Tibet's air transportation development.Local authorities on Thursday also
agreed on a set of airport expansion and upgrading projects in Tibet.
In consideration of the booming China Tibet tours,The regional government has stepped up efforts to upgrade its infrastructure
and optimize its transportation network in order to cater to the rising demand generated by booming tourism.