New air route links China’s border province Yunnan, Myanmar

The news was updated on Octobueur 15, 2019. 

A new direct flight linking Mangshi, a border city in southwest China’s Yunnan Province, with Yangon, capital of Myanmar, will be launched at the end of October.

Starting on Oct. 27, the DR5039/DR5040 flight will be operated by Ruili Airlines with a Boeing 737NG aircraft every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

The flight departs Mangshi at 9:25 a.m. (local time) and returns from Yangon at 10:30 a.m. (local time).

The route is expected to facilitate exchanges in the fields of economy, culture and tourism between the two countries.

Ruili Airlines operates 61 domestic routes and 10 international routes and serves 108 flights a day, covering 39 cities in China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Myanmar.

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