January 29, 2005: First direct Shanghai‐Taiwan flight since 1949 - Captain Ding Xingguo ﴾c﴿ and two attendants wave as they board a direct flight from Shanghai to Taiwan at the Pudong International Airport, in Shanghai Eastern China. Chartered direct flights were launched to carry passengers to their hometowns for the spring festival.
The Worst Airports in the World: Shanghai Pudong International Airport - According to a pilot based in Shanghai, China, “Shanghai Pudong isn't bad except the airport is set up with two runways on the east side and two on the west side. We can call in and find our assigned parking gate 100 miles out but they always land us closest to where we come in and sometimes will then have to taxi all the way across the airport to our gate.”
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The first twin-engine 158-seater C919 passenger plane made by The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) is pulled out of the company's hangar during a ceremony near the Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China, Nov. 2, 2015. (AP Photo)