With a 100-minute’s flight, tourists from Chengdu will be able to appreciate the beautiful scenery and unique ethnic culture in Mangshi. Menawhile, Mangshi citizens can easily enjoy the delicious cuisine and time-honored cultural traditions of Chengdu.From January, a new direct flight route will be opened to bring this vision into reality.
The new flight will be carried out by Sichuan Airline. The Airbus A319 that is deloyed in this flight route with the flight number 3U8545/6 will take off in Chengdu at 13:05 and arrive at Dehong Mangshi Airport at 15;05. The return flight will depart at 15:45 and land in Chengdu Shuangliu Airport at 17:45. The flight will be arranged in Monday, Wednseday and Friday weekly.
This new flight is designated to bring more convenience to tourists in both Mangshi and Chengdu and at the same time build aerial bridge for the commercial trading between Yunnan and other regionsin China. The full-price ticket is 1,280 yuan and the first three flights will provide 50%-discount tickets to customers. According to Sichuan Airline, more tourist products with inexpensive prices will be launched under the cooperation between travel agents from Yunnan and Sichuan Province.
Mangshi Airport is the aerial portal of Dehong Prefecture.The flight destinations from Mnagshi Airport include Kunming, Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou and Mandalay in Myanmar. Now Chengdu joins in this list to cater the increasing need of tourists of both Dehong and Chengdu, since the two regions have long been popular tourist spots and attractedore and more travelers in recent years.
Mangshi is the fifth flight destination of Sichuan Airline in Yunnan Province after its direct flight to Kunming, Lijiang, Tengchong and Diqing. The iperation of this new direct flight will accelerate the exchange and communication in commerce, culture and tourism between Dehong and Chengdu.