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China Airlines Expands Southeast Asian Network With New Service to Chiang Mai, Thailand

Taipei-based China Airlines announced Monday new service to Chiang, Mai, the second largest city in Thailand. Following their new service to Cebu, which will begin in March, the new route to Chiang Mai will be offered four times weekly starting June 23rd.

China Airlines Airbus A321neo - Courtesy Airbus

Early this week, China Airlines announced new service from Taipei to Chiang Mai, Thailand starting June 23, 2020. The flight will be operated four times weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays with a Boeing 737-800 accommodating 158 customers. Previously, the airline announced new service from Taipei to Cebu which will commence in March. The departing flight (CI851) will leave Taipei at 7:30AM and arrive in Chiang Mai at 10:30AM local time. T he return flight (CI852) departs Chiang Mai at 11:20AM and arrives in Taipei at 4:35PM local time.

The second largest city in Thailand, Chiang Mai is world renowned for its architecture with many fantastic temples and historic cultural sites. Visitors will enjoy traditional northern Thai cuisine as well as jungle zipline tours and the stunning natural beauty of the region. With a warm and inviting climate all-year-round, Chiang Mai is a leading destination for travelers worldwide.

China Airlines is focused on expanding its international network by attracting European, American and Oceania visitors transiting through Taiwan. The airline currently serves 72 destinations including 15 in Southeast Asia, 16 in Northeast Asia, 27 in China and 14 in Europe, America and the Oceania region. The carrier operates 712 weekly departures and has a fleet of 70 passenger aircraft and 18 freighters. China Airlines' fleet includes 14 A350-900s, 23 A330-300s, 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, four B747-400s, 19 B737-800s and 18 Boeing 747-400F freighters. At the Paris Air Show last June, the airline ordered 11 Airbus A321neos and was expected to lease an additional 14 of the type.

Source: China Airlines, Airbus


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