Shenzhen Airlines launches new Taiwan and Thailand flights
Shenzhen Airlines has added two new international routes in the last week. On 1 February the carrier launched weekly (Sunday) flights on the 663-kilometre cross-straits route from Nanchang (KHN) to Taipei Taoyuan (TPE) using its 737-800s. China Eastern Airlines with thrice-weekly flights and China Airlines with twice-weekly flights already serve the route. The day before the Star Alliance member had introduced daily flights on the 2,408-kilometre route from Xi’an (XIY) to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK) using its A320s. This route is also already served; in this case by Beijing Capital Airlines (four weekly flights), China Eastern Airlines (four weekly flights) and Okay Airways (twice-weekly flights). Shenzhen Airlines already serves Bangkok’s main airport from Shenzhen (thrice-daily) and Shantou (four times weekly). Fuzhou services begin next week.
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