Direct flight to link Shenzhen, Japan's Nagoya

SHENZHEN, March 30 (Xinhua) -- A new air route will be launched between China's tech hub Shenzhen and Japan's Nagoya on May 5.


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The route will be operated by China's low-cost carrier Spring Airlines using an Airbus A320 aircraft. One round-trip flight is scheduled every day.

The outbound flight leaves Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport at 5:55 am Beijing time and arrives at Nagoya's Central Japan International Airport at 10:10 am local time.

The return flight departs Nagoya at 10:40 pm local time and arrives in Shenzhen, southern China's Guangdong Province, at 2 am Beijing time the next day.

Last year, over 8 million Chinese tourists visited Japan, up 13.9 percent year on year.