China’s civil aviation regulator has approved new routes operated by several major foreign airlines to Mainland China, according to the latest announcement on its website.
Singapore Airlines has been granted approval for a seven-times-weekly service between Singapore and Hangzhou, according to an announcement from the Civil Aviation Authority of China (CAAC).
Singapore Airlines now only flies to three major cities in Mainland China: Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Its low-cost subsidiary airline Scoot also operates a six-times-weekly (no flights on Thursdays) service between Singapore and Hangzhou using a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Lufthansa has gained approval to launch a new three-times-weekly service between Munich and Shenzhen. This will be the German flag carrier’s sixth destination in Mainland China after Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing, Qingdao and Shenyang.
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