Far Eastern Air to launch direct flights to Hefei City
The China Post news staff
November 24, 2012, 12:26 am TWN
Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) will open regular direct flights from Taiwan's Taoyuan International Airport to Hefei City, capital of mainland China's Anhui Province, starting today.
Executives of FAT Taiwan Inc. based in Taipei said the inaugural round-trip direct flight will leave Taoyuan at 3:30 p.m. and arrive at Hefei Luogang International Airport, which is just 9.6 km away from downtown district of Hefei, at 6:00 p.m. after a flight of 2.5 hours.
The return flight will depart Hefei at 7:00 p.m. to land in Taoyuan at 9:30 p.m.
There will be two weekly flights on Saturdays and Thursdays at the initial stage to serve travelers between Taiwan to the Yangtze River Delta region in central China.