Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport will open an airline to Lhasa, Tibet autonomous region on July 18.
Shandong province has been ramping up efforts to build a comprehensive inland water transportation network that is "connected to seas and rivers".
The COVID-19 outbreak in China has subsided recently, and a number of domestic passenger flights that fly in and out of Yantai have been gradually restored since May 18 in an effort to accommodate passengers' travel demands.
By 2035, the railway network will reach 11,000 kilometers in Shandong, and will include a 5,700-km high-speed railway network.
Jinan government emphasized the importance of handling imported cold-chain food to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at a news conference on April 8.
Jinan, capital of East China's Shandong province, will open 131 air routes, linking 83 cities during the upcoming summer-autumn aviation season, which typically begins at the end of March and lasts until Oct 30.
The Shanghe General Aviation Airport in Shanghe county, Jinan was put into operation on Jan 7, as the airport received the A1-class general airport license issued by the CAAC East China Regional Administration.