Spring Airlines, a Chinese low-cost airline, has said that it will operate round-trip flights from Hong Kong to Shijiazhuang, the capital of Hebei Province, on December 23, 2010.
The new flight will be operated every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday, using 180-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. Flight 9C8571 will leave Zhengding International Airport of Shijiazhuang at 09:55 and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 12:50. Flight 9C8572 flight will leave Hong Kong at 13:50 and arrive in Shijiazhuang at 16:50. Besides, the ticket price is expected to be relatively low.
In July 2009, Spring Airlines chose Shijiazhuang Zhengding International Airport as one of its hubs. The carrier has launched flights from Shijiangzhuang to Shanghai, Shenyang, Hohhot, and Chengdu. In order to attract more passengers from in and around Beijing, Spring Airlines also plans to develop a bus link between Shijiazhuang Airport and downtown Beijing.