PHNOM PENH, 7 March 2019: Two Cambodian airlines have introduced new services to China that should help to boost tourist arrivals to the country this year.
JC Cambodia International Airlines has introduced new routes to China from Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville using Airbus A320 aircraft.
Three weekly flights are now operating between Phnom Penh and Chengdu in China.
From Sihanoukville the airline is offering twice weekly flights to Nanning and three weekly services to Shenzhen.
All the flights are sold to tour companies in the Chinese cities with very few if any seats available for local sales in Cambodia.
Lanmei Airlines strengthened its flights to China last week adding new routes from Sihanoukville and Siem Reap to cities in China.
From Siem Reap it now offers flights Chengdu using an A321 on a scheduled charter basis once in five days.
Another scheduled charter flies from Siem Reap to Qinhuangdao also once every five days using an A319.
A service to Tunxi also operates from Siem Reap every five days.
From Sihanoukville a service is now bookable to Guangzhou with three weekly flights using an A319
A three weekly service operates from Sihanoukville to Quanzhou. All the services cater to Chinese tourists booking package tours.
(Source Airlineroute )