China's Tianjin Airline begins direct flights from Chongqing to Moscow from June 7, which is the first direct flight route between the two cities.
The new route will cut the travel time between the two cities to about eight hours. The flight GS7941 will run every Wednesday and Saturday, departing from Chongqing at 09:40 and arriving Moscow at 13:30. The returning flight GS7942 departs from Moscow at 14:30 and lands in Chongqing at 04:00 the next day.
Wide-body aircraft A330 will operate this route with a configuration of 18 seats in the business cabin and 242 in the economy class. Meanwhile, the most advanced inflight entertainment system will make the long haul flight journey more comfortable.