(DALIANNEWS)- China Southern Airlines will open a non-stop international air route from Shenyang to Los Angeles, the USA, from December 18 this year.
It is the first long-distance international air route directly to the USA from the three provinces of Northeast China. Now the air tickets are on sale.
The flight will be operated by the airbus A330 on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday every week.
The flight CZ609 will take off from Shenyang at 1:20 pm (Beijing time) and arrive at Los Angeles at 9:00 pm (local time), with a flight time of 11 hours and 40 minutes.
The return flight CZ610 will depart from Los Angeles at 0:40 am (local time) and arrive at Shenyang at 5:10 am (Beijing time) with a flight time of about 12 hours and 30 minutes.
The newly-operated air route will make more convenient for the passengers in Dalian. According to the report, the flight will reduce the travel time of about 4 hours or 6.5 hours respectively for local passengers who used to transfer at Beijing or Seoul when heading to Los Angeles.