A new international flight will be launched between Beijing and Istanbul on November 22, with stopover at Urumqi (capital city of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Northwest China), according China Southern Airlines. The service, carried by wide-body Airbus A330s, is scheduled for regular flights three times a week.
Flight CZ679 will fly on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The plane departs from Beijing at 17:20(Beijing time) and lands after a brief stopover in Urumqi at 00:00(Istanbul time) on the following day in Istanbul.
Flight CZ680 will fly from Istanbul to Beijing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The plane leaves Istanbul at 1:00 (Istanbul time) and arrives in Beijing at 18:25 (Beijing time).