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New Airport Conducts Its First Test Flight with Themed-Airplane of the Chengdu 2021 FISU WUG

Updated:2021-01-29  CLOSE

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport, the second international airport in Chengdu, conducted its first test flight on January 22 by six airplanes from major aviation companies in China. It's the Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-300 with Chengdu 2021 FISU WUG Livery, painted with Universiade featured graffiti, finished the first trial flight.

At 9:52 a.m., the Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-300 took off from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, another international airport in the city, and successfully landed on the runway of Chengdu Tianfu International Airport at 10:10 a.m.

 Watergate Ceremony for the Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-300

As the airplane tailored for the Chengdu 2021 FISU World University Games, the Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-300 is based on a design where the fuselage takes the patterns inspired by the LOGO bidding for the Chengdu 2021, as well as adopts red, yellow, blue, green and black as the keynote, corresponding to the colors of the Olympic Rings and implying Olympic sports spirit. In addition, three charmingly naive giant pandas, the famous calling card of Chengdu, are printed on the fuselage.

It's hoped that the aircraft, representing the image of Chengdu as well as featuring various Sichuan characteristics, can express the best wishes of the Sichuan people for the success of the Games.