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New route to China

written by australianaviation.com.au | December 6, 2012
China Eastern now operates 12 flights a week to Sydney. (Rob Finlayson)

China Eastern has inaugurated nonstop flights between Nanjing and Sydney.  Operating three times a week, the new service will bring to 12 the number of flights each week operated by the airline.

An important commerce and trading centre, Nanjing will be served by China Eastern’s A330-300 with onward services to Beijing.

China has become the second largest inbound market by nationality, earlier this year displacing the United States, and now second only to New Zealand.  Sydney has direct flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and now Nanjing.

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