Xiamen Airlines to launch new route from Fuzhou to New YorkStaff Writer | January 31, 2017
China's Xiamen Airlines will launch a new direct route linking Fuzhou, capital city of east China's Fujian Province, and New York City on February 15.
Air travel from Fuzhou at 8:45 a.m. Beijing time
In addition, Egyptian airline Air Leisure has opened a weekly flight starting from Jan. 5 between Fuzhou and Egyptian capital Cairo as well as Aswan City. The first direct air route linking Fujian Province with Africa is operating on every Thursday until the end of April.
The two routes are launched to offer convenience for people to visit their hometowns in Fujian Province and for those traveling to Africa around the Spring Festival, which falls on Jan. 28 this year. ■