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Int'l flights to Uzbekistan resumed in SW China's Sichuan

Updated: March 29, 2023 Source: Xinhua News Agency
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Aerial photo taken on May 7, 2021 shows the Chengdu Tianfu International Airport in southwest China's Sichuan Province. (Photo by Wang Ruilin/Xinhua)

CHENGDU, March 28 (Xinhua) -- A direct flight from Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, was resumed on Monday, shortening the flight duration between the two places to less than six hours.

The air route is run by China's Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd. at Chengdu Tianfu International Airport. Three round trips are scheduled weekly on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

As all the international flights started operations in Chengdu Tianfu International Airport, airlines have accelerated the pace of resuming, adding, and opening international air routes.

As of last Sunday, the number of inbound and outbound flights at the airport in Chengdu this year reached 3,262, up 31.8 percent year on year.  

Editor: Jiang Feifan