China Southern First Landing in Vientiane

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.

China Southern Airlines has a fleet of more than 700 airplanes. It is the largest airline in Asia and the fourth largest in the world.
In another development, China Southern will strengthen its network to ASEAN. The carrier will open from November 6 four weekly services between Manila and Wuhan. A Boeing 737-800 aircraft will operate the route with two classes of service. The airline is also boosting frequencies between Shenzhen and Denpasar (Bali) this winter. The carrier is upgarding frequencies from three weekly services to a daily service from October 29.