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Chongqing-San Francisco airline to be opened

2013-07-30 17:21:13

CHONGQING (CQNEWS) -- The second international airline from Chongqing to North America – Chongqing-San Francisco Airline (stopping over in Beijing) will be officially opened on August 9, 2013. Chongqing Municipal Government Port Office signed relevant agreements with Air China on July 29, 2013.

The type of the aircraft that runs the route of the airline is Boeing 747-400, one flight for each day, with 16-hour travel. Its take-off time in Chongqing is 11:00 and the arrival time in San Francisco is 12:20 local time. The return flight’s departure time in San Francisco is 14:50 local time and will reach Chongqing at 23:00.

The opening of the airline from Chongqing to North America will have a great aggregation influence on Chongqing and its nearby cities, which will foster Chongqing port highland’s construction and its open economy and tourism’s development, according to Chongqing Municipal Government Port Office.

It is just the travel season at this moment that the round-trip ticket for this airline costs 9,000 yuan. (Translated by Yu Ting, Fathom Language Limited)

Editor:Zhang Yi

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