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Air China to open Hangzhou - Rome direct flight

Date: 2019.04.19 Author: Celia Tang

According to the news announced by Air China on April 18th, Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province, and Rome, the capital and biggest city of Italy, will be linked by a direct flight since June 12th. This flight will be the fourth direct flight connecting Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport and European countries.


The flight will be operated by Airbus A330 aircraft. The flight CA731 will depart from Hangzhou at 00:10 am Beijing time. After almost 13 hours’ flight, it will arrive in Rome Fiumicino Aeroporto at 06:55 local time. The return flight CA732 will leave Rome at 12:10 local time, and arrive in Hangzhou at 05:35 (+1) Beijing time. 


Known as the 'Paradise on Earth', Hangzhou is the political, economic and cultural center in Zhejiang Province. With the history of over 2200 years, Hangzhou is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in China, and has become the world-famous tourist destination in China. The famous West Lake in Hangzhou is the must to see landmark there. With its unique Jiangnan style charm and the outstanding cultural landscapes, West Lake is the only one world cultural heritage in the class of lakes in China.