Following the resumption of outbound group tours, more international flights out of Shanghai are being scheduled.
Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has resumed 52 air routes to overseas destinations, with 302 flights per week. They include Shanghai-New York, Shanghai-London, Shanghai-Toronto, Shanghai-Paris, Shanghai-Sydney and Shanghai-Frankfurt.
By the end of February, there will be 60 routes, with 410 flights every week, the airline said.
China Eastern also plans to add routes from Shanghai to Taipei, Dubai, Manila, and Wuxi to Hong Kong and Macau by the end of February.
China Southern Airlines has also expanded its international network with the resumption and launch of 48 round-trip routes in 12 countries.
The airline has joined hands with travel agencies and launched group excursions from Guangzhou in southern Guangdong Province to New Zealand, the Philippines, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Kenya, the Maldives, Russia and the United Arab Emirates.
It said that in order to meet the upsurge in demand for outbound travel, it will keep expanding its flight schedule to international locations. The airline offers 82 flights per week on 50 air routes to overseas regions and countries.
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