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Direct flights between New York and Fuzhou launched

Date: 2017.02.17 Author: Evelyn Shi

A direct flight service between New York and Fuzhou, capital of eastern China's Fujian Province was launched by Xiamen Airlines on 15, Feb, 2017.


The air service runs three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, which is operated by Boeing 787. It will depart from Fuzhou at 9:15 and land in New York after A 14.5-hour flight. The return flight leaves New York at 12:55 (local time).


The new route makes Fuzhou the fourth city in China after Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to have direct flights to New York.


Xiamen Airlines will also launch a direct flight from Xiamen city to Los Angeles in June, according to Che Shanglun, chairman of the airline.