(MENAFN) China Eastern Airlines launched a regular direct air route between Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, and Bangkok, Thailand, Xinhua reported.
The Ningxia Airport Company said that the newly introduced 4 hour and 20 minutes two-way trip will be flew by Airbus A320 and scheduled to be operated every five days.
The new flight marks the first direct connection linking the two cities. According to the company, the new airline is forecasted to boost economic exchange and tourism of the two cities.
The flight is scheduled to take off from Yinchuan at 11:55 p.m. and arrive in Bangkok at 4:15 a.m. the next day. The returning flight departs at 5:15 a.m. and lands in at 9:20 a.m.