Xiamen braces for more chartered flights this summer

Update:19 Jun 2014

Travel agencies in Xiamen are busy vying for more tourists during the Summer vacation, and chartered flights are going to be the next big thing for them to win more tourists’ hearts.

Starting from June 22nd, there will be three charted direct flights making their maiden voyages from Xiamen to destinations such as Boracay Island in Philippines, Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Gangwon Province in South Korea.

It will take about 2.5 hours from Xiamen to Boracay Island, which is boasted as having one of the best beaches in the world, after the launch of the Xiamen-Boracay chartered flight on June 22nd. The maiden flight will be carried out by an Airbus 320 from Cebu Pacific Air, which will take off at 17:30 from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. The departure time from the Kalibo Airport will be at 12:35 local time.

The travel time will be three hours less than the journey without a chartered flight. The travel agencies are offering two packages, including a 5-day 4-night package and a 4-day 3-night package.

Meanwhile, the Xiamen-Gangwon Province chartered flight will be launched on July 6th, which will take about 3 hours and will boast a reduced travel cost.

The aforementioned chartered flights service will be implemented by CITS (China International Travel Service) Group Corporation.

The Xiamen-Angkor Wat chartered flight will take off on June 29th. The chartered flight will be available on Thursdays and Sundays, and will take off at 17:30 from Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and depart from Siem Reap at 20:10 local time for its return flight.

The Xiamen-Angkor Wat chartered flight service is jointly offered by Xiamen Chunhui International Travel and the xmairtravel.com.

SOURCE: WOX

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