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New direct flight to link Hangzhou and Mandalay

Date: 2019.06.17 Author: Celia Tang

According to Sichan Airlines, a new direct flight opens, which link Hangzhou, which is known as the 'Paradise on Earth', and Mandalay, the second largest city in Burma after Yangon, since June 13th. The flight is scheduled to fly on every Thursday, and it is the first directly linking Hangzhou and Mandalay.


The flight 3U8281 is operated by Airbus A320 aircraft. It leaves Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport at 20:45 Beijing time. It arrives at Mandalay International Airport at 23:05 local time. The return flight 3U8282 leaves Mandalay at 01:55 local time. It will arrive in Hangzhou at 06:50 Beijing time. The flight time is 3.5 hours.


Hangzhou is one of the most important tourist cities in Zhejiang Province, as well as in China, which is famous for its natural beauty and historical and cultural heritage. Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport is opened in December, 2000. In the future, it will be a leading aviation hub and modern aviation complex with advanced equipment, facilities and top-notch services.