Statistics show that the airports received a peak of more than 257,800 travelers on Jan 27, which was the sixth day of the Lunar New Year.
International travelers will no longer need to quarantine upon arrival in China starting Jan 8, according to the country's latest policy on epidemic control.
The travel rush, usually a period with high transportation demand as people return home to celebrate the Spring Festival, will run from Jan 7 to Feb 15 in 2023.
China's latest optimization of its dynamic zero-COVID protocols will aid the early resumption of its civil aviation industry, officials and experts said.
The railway sector in the Yangtze River Delta region has opened more stations to handle high-speed train freight services and offered various logistics options to facilitate the annual November online shopping bonanza.
Flights between Shanghai and Hainan have resumed at a steady pace, thanks to the stabilization of the COVID-19 outbreak and the relaxation of pandemic prevention and control policies in the island of Hainan, authorities and tourism officials said.