Xiamen-Paris direct flight launched

Updated: July 7, 2023 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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Aerial photo taken on Dec. 12, 2021 shows the city view of Xiamen, southeast China's Fujian Province. (Xinhua/Jiang Kehong)

XIAMEN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- China's Xiamen Airlines on Thursday launched a direct flight linking Xiamen, a coastal city in east China, with Paris, France.

The flight, the 12th intercontinental air route of Xiamen Airlines, is operated once a week, on Thursdays, according to the company.

The outbound flight is scheduled to take off from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport at 0:05 a.m. on Thursday, arriving in Paris at around 6:40 a.m. (local time). The return flight leaves Paris at 11:55 a.m. (local time) and arrives in Xiamen at around 6 a.m.

The opening of the direct air route will facilitate economic and trade exchanges and tourism between the two cities, the company said.  

Editor: Li Shimeng