CHANGSHA, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) — A new air route has been launched between the tourist city of Zhangjiajie in central China’s Hunan Province and Cheongju of the Republic of Korea (ROK).
The air route is run by Eastar Jet of the ROK, with a Boeing B737-800 aircraft. Two round trips are scheduled every week on Thursdays and Sundays with a flying time of about three hours.
The Cheongju to Zhangjiajie flight ZE751 departs at 9 a.m. Beijing time and arrives at 12:30 p.m. in Zhangjiajie. The return flight ZE752 departs at 1:30 p.m. from Zhangjiajie and arrives at 4:30 p.m. in Cheongju.
Zhangjiajie is a well-known Chinese tourist destination. The Wulingyuan scenic area in the city is on the World Natural Heritage List of UNESCO. Zhangjiajie airport has connecting flights with several east and southeast Asian countries.
LINK ORIGINAL: Xinhuanet