Tibet Airlines launched its regular air route between Lhasa and Nyingchi on 2nd, Feb. This route is scheduled twice a week, on Monday and Thursday. The flight from Lhasa to Nyingchi leaves at 09:20 and lands at 10:00. The return flight takes off at 10:40 and arrives in Lhasa at 11:20.
Lhasa is the capital city of Tibet Autonomous Region, and Nyingchi is a major prefecture in the plateau region and is renowned for its beautiful scenery. The new service makes the journey to Nyingchi much easier. It usually takes about 7 or 8 hours by car, while the fight time is only 40 minutes.