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Beijing's new mega airport will challenge Air China's dominance

The new airport has been designated by authorities as the hub for members of the SkyTeam alliance

An artist's rendition of Beijing's new airport terminal 	Source: bloomberg via Zaha Hadid Architects
An artist’s rendition of Beijing’s new airport terminal Source: bloomberg via Zaha Hadid Architects

Likeancientwarlords,China’sthreebiggestairlineshavedominatedtheirregionalcities:AirChinaLtd.controllingBeijing,ChinaEasternAirlinesCorp.holdingswayinthefinancialcentreofShanghai,andChinaSouthernAirlinesCo.rulingtheroostdowninexportgatewayGuangzhou.Untilnow.   RisingonaplainsouthofBeijingisamegaairportthatisabouttochangethebalance,bringingallthreeheadtoheadinthecapitalasitbecomestheworld’sbiggestaviationhub.   Thenewairport,duetoopenin2019,hasbeendesignatedby ...