Asia’s largest carrier with a fleet of 700 aircraft, China Southern Airlines, made its entry into Lao PDR capital, Vientiane. Since September 27, the Chinese carrier links three times a week Guangzhou to Vientiane. The flight is operated by an Airbus A320 with two classes of service.
Flights are operated on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with flights being operated in the late afternoon with a return to Guangzhou in the early evening. The service then provide passengers with connections to Europe as well as to Australia, North America and the rest of China.Regionally, passengers are able also to have rapid connections to Japan and South Korea.
The launch of the new air route constitutes a key effort under One Belt One Road strategy which will facilitate people to people and cultural exchange as well as trade and investment between the two countries.