Increased Flight Pattern

China Air announced new flights through fall

By: Jamie Wetherbe

China Southern Airlines recently announced its new flight schedule running through the close of October. Additionally, by the close of 2007, the airline is slated to add 33 new aircraft. For domestic flights within the PRC, the emphasis of this flight season will be building the Guangzhou/Beijing hub infrastructure and increasing the airline’s flight frequency.

For the southwest area originating from Guangzhou:
Guangzhou-Kunming: seven flights daily; Guangzhou-Kunming-Baoshan: four flights per week’ Guangzhou-Kunming-Dali: every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday; Guangzhou Chengdu: four flights per day; Chengdu-Jiuzhaigou: daily; Chongqing-Jiuzhaigou: daily; Guangzhou-Diqing-Lhasa: daily (starting in July).

For the northeast region:
Guangzhou-Shenyang: four flights per day; Guangzhou-Weihai-Harbin: daily; Guangzhou-Harbin: four flights per day.

For the northwest region:
Guangzhou-Xi’an: four flights per day; Guangzhou-Lanzhou: daily; Guangzhou-Xining: daily.

To other regions:
Guangzhou-Wenzhou: four flights per day; Guangzhou-Nanchang: four flights per day; Guangzhou-Zhanjiang: four flights per day; Guangzhou-Yancheng-Nantong-Guangzhou: daily; Guangzhou-Zhangjiajie: three flights per day; Guangzhou-Nanjing: five flights per day; Guangzhou-Haikou: 10 flights per day; Guangzhou-Sanya: seven flights per day.

By the end of 2007, the airline will be launching new flights from Guangzhou to Yangon, Phuket, Siem Reap and Vientiane between July 9 and July12; Guangzhou-Delhi service on Sept. 9.

In addition, the airline will be operating non-stop Boeing 777 service between Guangzhou and Los Angeles every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and two flights from Guangzhou to Saipan each week.

Asian service will be increased with daily service between Guangzhou and Kuala Lumpur; Guangzhou-Tokyo; Guangzhou-Osaka; Guangzhou-Fukuoka; Beijing-Guangzhou-Phnom Penh; Beijing-Xiamen-Manila and Beijing-Guangzhou-Hanoi.

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