According to report, signing ceremony of Collaborative Development Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement among the airports of Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei was held in Beijing on December 22 2014. Si Boli, General Manager of BCIA, Yanxin, General manager of Tianjin Binhai Airport, and Zhang Yanjie, general manager of Hebei Airport Management Group Company, on behalf of the three airports, singed the Cooperation Framework Agreement. The major purpose of the cooperation is to promote the coordinated development among Beijing, Tianjin, and Hebei，to realize coordinated development with civil aviation industry first and airport industry first, and realize a virtuous circle of mutual promotion, and sustainable and healthy development between civil aviation industry and regional economic and social development, by the means of market-oriented approach, government guidance, scientific and reasonable tasks assignment, optimization of resource allocation, and expansion of air route network.
Establishment of Collaborative Development Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement is to further implement the national strategy of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region coordinated development, fulfil the instructing spirit of the “Opinions of the State Council on Promoting the Development of Civil Aviation Industry” and “Opinion of Civil Aviation Administration on Promoting Coordinated Development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region”, build a fast, convenient, highly efficient, safe and low cost civil aviation integrated system with large capacity, jointly play active roles in promoting the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, and make efforts to serve the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
Promoting coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region is not only a strategic need of national development, and the strategic need of comprehensively deepening the reform of civil aviation industry, but also the innate need of self-development of airports of Beijing, Tianjin, and Shijiazhuang. During the process of promoting the coordinated development, three parties will reinforce the communication and coordination, and bravely explore the cooperation modes. This strategic cooperation agreement has clearly identified the functional positions of three airports in the national strategy of coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region: Capital Airport shall improve its support capacity on serving the core functions of the Capital, and upgrade its international competitiveness; Tianjin Airport shall strengthen its hub functions, and vigorously develop air cargo transportation; Shijiazhuang Airport shall make efforts to build a hub airport, and actively develop air express operation and low cost air operation. Based on the above, three parties scientifically plan and reasonably allocate cargo transportation service support resources, give full play to their comparative advantages, properly differentiate their operations, and make efforts to build regional airport system with full functions.
Three airports will establish more close information sharing and communication consultation mechanism, and establish an operating mechanism that major leaders take overall charge, leaders with specific duties fulfil specific duties, and the functional departments implement the works assigned. Meanwhile, three parties shall build a regular communication mechanism, and hold joint discussion on the significant issues about the coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
According to the agreement, three airports will reinforce the cooperation in the aspects of air route and flight network optimization, security services, marketing, personnel training, non-aviation businesses, and integration of operation resources, to make efforts on joint promotion and coordinated development.