Sichuan Airlines has officially launched a direct scheduled flight from Chengdu to Prague on August 12. Following the direct flight from Chengdu to Moscow, the air route directly from Chengdu to Prague is a second European route offered by Sichuan Airlines. The Chinese airline will focus on these two CEE destinations to design more convenient air travel products. According to the company, the flight segment from Prague to Chengdu can be easily engaged with the air routes starting from Chengdu to Western China and other parts of the country.
The flights will take off every Tuesday and Friday. Airbus A330 aircraft are used with the following flight numbers and flight times:
Departure trip: 3U8295, taking off from Chengdu at 12:45 and arriving in Prague at 17:15;
Return trip: 3U8296, taking off from Prague at 19:15 and arriving in Chengdu at 10:45 (both local times).
The flight time of the departing trip is 10 hours and 30 minutes, and the flight time of the return trip is 9 hours and 30 minutes.
Sichuan Airlines has been flying for 27 years and operates 108 Airbus planes and serves more than 240 routes covering Asia, Europe, Oceania and North America. Sichuan Airlines is headquartered in Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province in Western China. The hometown of giant pandas, is also the starting point for the Southern Silk Road.