Shenzhen Airlines has launched flights to London
Heathrow, becoming the 25th Star Alliance member carrier to fly to
More Star Alliance member carriers operate at
Heathrow than any other airport in the alliance’s worldwide
Shenzhen Airlines connects London with its
home town of Shenzhen three times per week with an Airbus A330-300
offering 16 seats in Business Class, and up to 261 in Comfort
Economy and Economy Class combined.
Flights depart Heathrow Terminal 2 at 21.40 on
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arriving in China’s Silicon
Valley at 17.40 the following day.
From Shenzhen, customers can
easily connect to some 200 domestic Chinese, regional and
international destinations served by the airline.
offers easy access across the entire Guangdong Province, which
includes the city of Guangzhou. Cities such as Hong Kong and Macau
are also within very easy reach.
From Shenzhen, the Heathrow flights
depart at 14.10 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, arriving at
Heathrow the same day at 19.40.
For passengers using Shenzhen
airport as a connecting point for the new London flight, the
airline is offering various special services. From neighbouring
cities including Guangzhou, Zhongshan, Foshan, Huizhou, Dongguan
and Zhuhai, passengers enjoy a free car pick-up service to the
airport. From Hong Kong, the airline is offering a free bus
service to and from Shenzhen airport, and for those transferring
from a domestic Chinese destination on Shenzhen Airlines, a free
hotel night in Shenzhen is on offer.
At Heathrow, Shenzhen Airlines operates from
Terminal 2 | The Queen’s Terminal, as do all other Star Alliance
Business Class and Star Alliance Gold status
customers have a choice of four lounges
in Terminal 2 which are operated by Star Alliance member airlines
Air Canada, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and United.
The Star Alliance airlines
serving Heathrow are Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air
India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca,
Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines,
EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines,
Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways,
SWISS, TAP Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, Thai Airways and United.
Together they operate over 236 flights per day to 43 destinations
in 24 countries from Heathrow