New Air Route Connects China, USA
Beijing, Feb 17 (Prensa Latina) A new air route connects China and the United States this week with a direct flight from Fuzhou City, capital of eastern Fujian province, to New York, the Atlantic coast of the United States.
The service will start in Fuzhou every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, with a journey of about 14 hours and a half, while the return will depart from the Big Apple, nicknamed of New York city, which receives each year almost 50 Millions of tourists.
With the new route, operated by Xiamen Airlines, Fuzhou becomes the fourth Chinese city with direct flights to New York, after Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.
Official figures indicate that about 800,000 people from Fuzhou live in New York.
Xiamen Airlines plans to launch another direct flight between Xiamen and Los Angeles in June, reported Che Shanglun, the airline's president.
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