Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Heathrow adds Zhengzhou to Chinese network

Heathrow Airport has launched its first direct flight to Zhengzhou, operated by China Southern Airlines twice a week using a Boeing 787-8. The route to one of China’s eight ancient capital cities will offer 2,080 tonnes of cargo capacity a year to the key manufacturing hub and business destination. About 70% of Apple iPhones sold […]

Heathrow opens 12th Chinese link with Chengdu flight

Heathrow Airport has gained its 12th Chinese route with Air China launching thrice weekly services to Chengdu, home to the Giant Panda Breeding Research Base. The A330-200 service will have the capacity for 3,744 tonnes of cargo between China and the UK, and comes as CEBR research shows a significant rise in the value of […]

Heathrow Airport gains direct link to Shenzhen

Heathrow Airport has gained its 11th Chinese connection, with the first flight from Shenzhen touching down on 30 October. The service is operated by Shenzhen Airlines, providing London with a direct link to the economic powerhouse that is also dubbed China’s most innovative city. Located just over the border from Hong Kong, Shenzhen has a […]

Tianjin Airlines connects Heathrow with Chongqing

Heathrow Airport is continuing to gain links to China with services to Chongqing, the airport’s 10th direct connection to the country. The thrice-weekly service is operated by Tianjin Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays using an Airbus A330-200 offering 3,744 tonnes of cargo capacity for imports and exports per year. Chongqing is the most populous […]