Flights to improve as travel rush starts

Flights to improve as travel rush starts

CHINA Eastern Airlines increase its transport capacity by 12 percent from Sunday to appeal to the wintertime travel rush.

The Shanghai-based carrier will operate new international flights through the winter flight season between Pudong and London (Gatwick Airport) and Pudong and Madrid (stopping in Xi’an in northwest Shaanxi Province).

It may also reopen flights between Clark and Shanghai in Philippines together with Shanghai and Cairns in Australia.

Additional flights will undoubtedly be arranged on popular tourism routes between Shanghai and Dubai and also Shanghai and Phnom Penh in Cambodia.

from Sunday to March 30

The winter flight season runs, 2019, which include China’between January and March s annual Spring Festival travel rush.

The airline plans to open 80 new international and domestic flights, while adding more flights on 175 routes.

The carrier shall handle a lot more than 2,690 daily flights typically, including 370 international flights, through the season, in accordance with China Eastern.

For domestic flights, the carrier increase the capability among busy airports in Beijing mainly, Shenzhen and Guangzhou in Guangdong Province south, Chengdu in southwest Sichuan Province, Xi’an and Kunming in southwest Yunnan Province.

China Eastern will deploy its newly introduced Boeing 787-9 aircraft to fly popular domestic routes from Shanghai to Guangzhou, Sanya in Hainan Province south, Chengdu, Shenzhen and Chongqing southwest.