Siberia Airlines (S7) announced a new route between Irkutsk (IKT) and Guangzhou (CAN), where 2018’s World Routes Conference was held. S7 already flies between Russia and China.
The new service will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft as S7 515/6. The route will be served twice per week starting on on December 15, 2018.
Flight S7 515 will depart Irkutsk at 21:30 and arrive in Guangzhou at 02:45 (+1 day). The return flight, S7 516, will depart Guangzhou at 03:45 and arrive in Irkutsk at 9:20.
S7 previewed this new route at the World Routes Conference in Guangzhou.
Ethiopian Airlines is another airline boosting services to Guangzhou. It is using Boeing 777s and 787s on its routes.
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