Nantong to launch new flight to Daxing airport
A photo taken by drone in August shows an aerial view of Beijing Daxing International Airport. [Photo/Xinhua]
Hebei Airlines will launch a round-trip flight between Nantong Xingdong International Airport and Beijing Daxing International Airport on Oct 27, Nantong Daily reported on Sept 10.
It is one of the 32 new flights operated by the airline to leave or arrive at the Daxing airport.
The flight will take off from Daxing at 8:10 every day and arrive in Nantong at 10:05. The return flight will depart from Nantong at 10:55 and arrive in Daxing at 12:50.
Air China currently operates a daily round-trip flight between Nantong Xingdong International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport, while Shenzhen Airlines operates four such flights a week. All flights have a load factor above 90 percent.
Shenzhen Airlines also plans to add three additional flights per week starting Oct 27.
Beijing Daxing International Airport will begin operating before Sept 30. A number of airlines, including Hebei Airlines, will land a plane at the airport during the opening ceremony, the date of which has not yet been finalized by the Civil Aviation Administration of China.