MANDALAY, 14 June 2019: China West Air will launch a new service, 2 July, linking Chongqing in southwest China and Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city.
The new three weekly flights using an A320 with 180 seats will serve the Chongqing-Mandalay route on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Most of the seats will be sold upfront to Chinese tour operators who package tours featuring visits to Mandalay and Bagan.
The new service will depart Chongqing at 1755 and arrive in Mandalay at 1900 while the return flight will depart Mandalay at 2000 and arrive in Chongqing at 0025 the following morning.
China West Air is owned by West Airlines a low-cost airline company under the ownership of Hainan Airlines and based in the northern suburb of Chongqing, China.
It operates a scheduled passenger network to 18 domestic destinations out of Chongqing’s Jiangbei International Airport and offers one international service to Singapore with a fleet of A320s and A319s
It had earlier served Osaka and Sapporo in Japan but ended those flights last year.