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Air China launches new tourist routes in Inner Mongolia, Xinjiang...


9/21/2010

Published on Sep 21, 2010

Air China has launched several new routes for the late summer and autumn seasons, giving further options to customers who plan on travelling over the coming months. A number of new tourist routes have been launched including Beijing-Manzhouli, Chengdu-Urumqi-Korla Sinkiang and Chongqing-Qingdao.

For the Beijing-Manzhouli route, a daily flight departs from Beijing at 5:20pm and arrives in Manzhouli two hours later. Manzhouli is located on the borders of China, Mongolia and Russia, and has become a popular tourist destination in the recent years. Air China’s newly launched route will help promote economic, trade and tourism development in Manzhouli, as well as improve communications and cooperation between the city and Beijing while strengthening cooperation between China and its neighboring countries.   

For the Chengdu-Urumqi- Korla Sinkiang route, a daily flight departs from Chengdu at 12:45am, transfers via Urumqi and arrives in Korla Sinkiang at 5:45pm. The return flight departs from Korla Sinkiang at 6:35pm every day, transfers via Urumqi and arrives in Chengdu at 11:30pm. This route is part of the government’s Xinjiang Support program and connects Xinjiang with central regions of China, building a bridge for the economic and cultural development of Xinjiang.

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