CHENGDU, China, Aug. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sichuan Airlines will officially launch a direct scheduled flight from Chengdu to Prague on August 12. The flight schedule is one flight on every Tuesday and Friday. Airbus A330 aircraft are used for the airline, and the flight number and flight times are: Departure trip: 3U8295, taking off from Chengdu at 12:45 and arriving in Prague at 17:15; Return trip: 3U8296, taking off from Prague at 19:15 and arriving in Chengdu at 10:45 (the above times are both local times). The flight time of the departing trip is 10 hours and 30 minutes, and the flight time of the return trip is 9 hours and 30 minutes. Passengers can visit Sichuan Airlines's official website www.sichuanair.com or call the hotline +86-28-8888-8888 for consulting and purchasing tickets.
According to Sichuan Airlines, the flight segment from Prague to Chengdu can be easily engaged with the air routes starting from Chengdu to Western China and other parts of the country, and international transit passengers can go to other major cities in China by transferring in Chengdu according to the 72 hours transit visa-free policy.
Following the direct flight from Chengdu to Moscow, the air route directly from Chengdu to Prague is a second European route offered by Sichuan Airlines. Sichuan Airlines will focus on these two CEE destinations to design more convenient air travel products for consumers. On February 25 this year, Sichuan Airlines launched the direct route from Chengdu to Prague, and the route will be officially begin flights from August 12.
Sichuan Airlines regards safety as the brand's core value, and has been safely flying for 27 years. It has 108 Airbus planes and more than 240 operating routes covering Asia, Europe, Oceania and North America, providing superior air services for more than 21 million people every year.
Sichuan Airlines is headquartered in Chengdu. Chengdu is the capital city of Sichuan Province, centered in Western China. Chengdu has been regarded as the "land of abundance" since ancient times. Chengdu, featuring long history and many attractions, is the hometown of giant pandas and the starting point for the Southern Silk Road, and it is "China's Best Tourist City", "the world's excellent tourist destination city" and "gourmet capital of the world".
SOURCE Sichuan Airlines Co., Ltd.