NANNING, May 16 (Xinhua) -- A direct air route will be opened on May 25 between Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, and Taipei, Taiwan, according to sources with the Guangxi airport.
Using a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the service will be operated by Shenzhen Airlines each Friday, said a statement issued by Guangxi Airport Group on Wednesday.
After the route is opened, the number of flights between Nanning and Taipei each week will stand at 14.
The direct flight from Nanning to Taipei takes off at 3 p.m. (Beijing time) and arrives at 5:40 p.m. every Friday.
And the flight from Taipei to Nanning takes off at 6:50 p.m. and arrives at 9:30 a.m. on Friday.