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Tue, 24 Sep 2019

Sichuan Airlines Launches Chengdu - Helsinki - Copenhagen Flights

Sichuan Airlines has launched non-stop flights between Chengdu and Helsinki, Finland.

Originally, Sichuan Airlines had planned to launch direct flights from Chengdu to Copenhagen but later decided to stop in Helsinki first, transforming the airline's original Chengdu-Copenhagen service into a Chengdu-Helsinki-Copenhagen service.

The airline will operate the route with Airbus A330 aircraft two times per week on Mondays and Fridays.

Sichuan Airlines Airbus A330-300. Click to enlarge.

Flight 3U8271 is scheduled to depart from Chengdu at 02:00 and arrive in Helsinki at 6:00. The flight then departs from Helsinki at 08:35 and arrives in Copenhagen at 09:10.

Flight 3U8272 is timed to depart from Copenhagen at 10:55 and arrive in Helsinki at 13:35. It then departs Helsinki at 15:45 and arrives back in Chengdu at 05:00 the following day.

Since the beginning of this year, Sichuan Airlines has launched non-stop flights from Chengdu to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Helsinki, Istanbul, Rome and Yangon.

Sichuan Airlines passengers who depart from mainland China/overseas (regional) airports and take connecting flights in Chengdu are entitled to a range of transit benefits, including free accommodation, coffee break service and meal, VIP lounge, rapid security check and visit to Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.

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