Hainan Airlines has announced the resumption of direct flight service between Chongqing and Paris.

The inaugural flight is slated to depart from Jiangbei International Airport at 2:30am Beijing time on November 28, touching down at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 7:20am Paris time on the same day.

The reinstated flights marks the first restored connection from China’s central and western regions to Paris, further enhancing Hainan Airlines’ European network from the Chinese city, which already includes direct services to Rome and Madrid.

The Chongqing-Paris route will be serviced by a Boeing 787 wide-body aircraft. Round-trip flights will depart Chongqing every Tuesday.

Chongqing-Paris service

The resumption of the Chongqing-Paris service will further expand Hainan Airlines’ extensive European network from the city, which already includes direct connections to Rome and Madrid.

The airline also maintains an extensive domestic network from Chongqing, offering flights to major cities such as Beijing, Guangzhou, Haikou, Sanya and Shenzhen.

This robust domestic network, with approximately 28 flights across 16 routes, facilitates convenient connections with international flights through the city.

To date, Hainan Airlines has newly launched or resumed over 30 international and regional round-trip passenger routes from 10 cities, including Beijing, Chongqing, Changsha, Dalian, Guangzhou, Haikou, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Taiyuan and, Xi’an.

The airline plans to further accelerate the resumption of existing and the launch of new international and regional services, to meet the growing demand for passenger travel to and from China.
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