Wuhan resumes high-volume int'l flights amid travel recovery

(Xinhua) 14:11, July 03, 2023

WUHAN, July 2 (Xinhua) -- Wuhan Tianhe International Airport is resuming international flights on a large scale as the global aviation market continues to recover.

At about 7:35 a.m. Saturday, MU 2615, operated by China Eastern Airlines, took off from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport and headed for Japan's capital Tokyo, marking the resumption of the passenger air service between Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei Province, and Tokyo.

The service plans to operate twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays, according to Wuhan Tianhe International Airport.

The China Southern Airlines flight route linking Wuhan and Dubai resumed on Thursday. The airline will also resume direct flights from Wuhan to London in August.

China Eastern Airlines' air service between Wuhan and Sydney will resume on July 16. The company also plans to open and resume international routes, such as the ones from Wuhan to Paris, Yangon in Myanmar, and Phuket in Thailand, and make every effort to expand the international passenger route network from Wuhan.

It is expected that by August this year, the international and regional passenger routes starting from Wuhan will reach 12, said the airport.

(Web editor: Zhang Kaiwei, Liang Jun)


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