New China-Phuket air route
Juneyao Airlines, a China-based airline, will commence flights connection Nanjing and Phuket in Thailand starting 15 May.
According to the airline, it will offer a daily services from Nanjing to Phuket using an Airbus A320.
Flight time is five hours and 50 minutes.
The flight will serve Chinese tourists who buy holiday packages to Thailand’s popular resorts on Phuket island. There are no plans to sell seats locally in Phuket.
Juneyao Airlines is a major carrier based in Shanghai, China, operating both domestic and international services from two airports (Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport).
The company was founded in 2005 as a subsidiary of Shanghai JuneYao (Group) Co Ltd and started flying in September 2006.