Tianjin Airlines makes Tokyo Haneda its sixth Japanese route
Tianjin Airlines on 15 August began flying four times weekly between its home base at Tianjin (TSN) and Tokyo Haneda (HND) in Japan. The 2,015-kilometre route will be flown by the airline’s A321s and faces no direct competition. Flights depart Tianjin at 2035 arriving in Tokyo at 0030. The return flight departs Tokyo at 0130 arriving back in Tianjin at 0350. Tianjin Airlines, which operates a fleet of over 80 aircraft (Airbus and Embraer jets), now serves 41 destinations from Tianjin, of which 10 are outside of China. Tokyo Haneda becomes the airline’s sixth Japanese route (after Hakodate, Okinawa, Osaka Kansai, Sapporo Chitose and Shizuoka) with its other international routes being to Bangkok (Thailand), Irkutsk (Russia), Jeju (South Korea) and Taichung (Taiwan).