China Southern Airlines has officially launched its Vientiane – Guangzhou flight, which is hoped will bring greater numbers of tourists to both cities.
The flight was launched on November 29.
Deputy General Manager of China Southern Airlines in Bangkok, Zhao Yang, said that 160-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft will fly the Vientiane-Guangzhou route on Wednesdays, Friday’s and Sundays. The flight lasts 2 hours and 25 minutes.
The launch of the flight coincides with Visit Laos Year 2018, and it is hoped that Chinese tourists from Guangzhou will take advantage of the new route to visit Laos. A possible Visit Laos-China Year may even be held in 2019.
China Southern Airlines is the world’s fourth largest airline.