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Sichuan Airlines Starts Chengdu-Istanbul Route On April 30th



Sichuan Airlines A330-300

Sichuan Airlines officially released the news on April 30, Sichuan Airlines plans to open a regular round-trip flight from Chengdu to Istanbul, Turkey. By then, Chengdu will have direct flights to Turkey.

Istanbul also spans Europe and Asia and is an ancient city where Eastern and Western cultures blend. The Sichuan Airlines Chengdu Istanbul route is scheduled to open on April 30 this year. The flight schedule is Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and the Airbus A330 is used for flight. The flight number is 3U8187, departing from Chengdu at 02:00, arriving in Istanbul at 07:00, returning from 3U8188, departing from Istanbul at 09:45, and arriving in Chengdu at 23:35 (the above time is local time, and finally the ticket is purchased. The time inquiry is correct; Turkey is 5 hours slower than China during daylight saving time, and the rest is 6 hours slower than China). Passengers can check the reservation through the official channels and agents of Sichuan Airlines.

Sichuan Airlines also revealed that it will open a number of international routes this year. It plans to open Chengdu to Rome in June and to extend the route from Chengdu to Denmark to Helsinki, Finland, and new flights to Yangon, Myanmar, Sapporo, Japan and Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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Emirates To Restart Flight To Muscat & Entebbe, Boosting Its Network To 94 Cities



Emirates Boeing 777-300ER

Emirates is planning to restart services to Entebbe, Uganda and Muscat, Oman from 1st & 2nd October respectively, this will bring the total number of cities served by Emirates to 94.

Emirates is gradually resuming more operations and rebuilding its route network to provide more transfer opportunities.

From 1st October, Emirates will operate flights to Entebbe with three weekly flights on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

The addition of Entebbe expands Emirates’ African network to 20 destinations, enabling passengers to connect to other destinations with one transfer stop at the airline’s hub in Dubai.

Emirates flight EK 729 will depart Dubai at 1030hrs, arriving in Entebbe at 1500hrs. The return flight, EK 730, will depart Entebbe at 1700hrs, arriving in Dubai at 2325hrs.

From 2nd October, flights from Dubai to Muscat will operate twice a week on Sundays and Fridays.

Emirates flight EK 866 will depart Dubai at 0215hrs, arriving in Muscat at 0330hrs. The return flight, EK 867, will depart Muscat at 0440hrs, arriving in Dubai at 0555hrs.

Flights operated to both cities will be operated by Emirates Boeing 777- 300ER aircraft.

Currently, COVID-19 PCR tests are mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers arriving to Dubai (and the UAE), including UAE citizens, residents and tourists, irrespective of the country they are coming from.

Emirates has also committed to cover COVID-19 related medical expenses, free of charge, if they are diagnosed with COVID-19 during their travel while they are on a trip with Emirates.

This cover is immediately effective for customers flying on Emirates until 31 December 2020. The assurance is valid for 31 days from the moment they fly the first sector of their journey.

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