Flight from Chengdu to London Increased to 5 times a week

27 May 2014
On May 6 this year, a new Boeing 787 wide-bodied aircraft parked in the same place again. British airways announced that it will increase Chengdu - London route from the last three shifts per week to five. This means that after more than seven months British airways put into greater capacity in Chengdu. This time flying to London feeding the birds is more convenient.


Upgrade models after 7 months’ shipment

It took only seven months encryption and replacement model from September 23 last year to May 6 this year.
In order to celebrate this happy occasion, the chairman and chief executive of British airways, Wesley, also along with the first flight to Chengdu, in order to show great importance to the event."Chengdu is one of the first destinations of us to use the dreamliner."Wesley told the reporter of WCC daily. At present there are four routes in China, in addition to Chengdu after Hong Kong, Beijing and Shanghai routes, and it is worth mentioning that in these routes, Chengdu is the first in China to use Boeing 787.
Reporters have calculated that a Boeing 787 has 214 seats, five times a week, so there are more than 1000 seats from Chengdu to London within a week, greatly increasing capacity.


Chengdu international airport

It is reported that British airways Boeing 787 put on the market in Chengdu, being the first 787 dreamliner on international direct route.
"We warmly welcome that British airways use dreamliner on routes between Chengdu and London, and increase the number of flights. This not only confirms the ability and the importance of Chengdu Shuangliu international airport as aviation hub in China, at the same time it will also help to promote the cooperation in business, trade and science and technology between Sichuan province and British." The chairman of Sichuan Airport Group, li Wei, said the airline's attendance has been high, and it also reflects the growing internationalization of Chengdu.

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