FAT announces new routes for China and Southeast Asia
The China PostBy Ted Chen--Far Eastern Air Transport Corp. (FAT, 遠東航空) yesterday revealed a host of new routes, including from Kaohsiung to China's Taiyuang (太原).
January 22, 2013, 12:04 am TWN
Starting Jan. 21, flights will depart Koahsiung on Mondays at 2 p.m. with an estimated flight time of four hours, and returning from Taiyuang at 7 p.m. with an estimated flight time of three and a half hours.
Taiyuan is a city in China's Shanxi province (山西) with numerous cultural and historic attractions. Taiyuan's Wusu International Airport (武宿國際機場) is the hub to over 50 destinations in China.
Other recent additions include Guiyang, a city renowned for its mild summers in China's Guizhou province (貴州) and Sabah, an ideal destination for ecotourism in Malaysia and also the site of country's only international financial center.
Starting Friday, Jan. 17 flights will be available every Thursday from Kaohsiung to Guiyang (貴陽) at 4 p.m. and from Guiyang to Kaohsiung at 7:40 p.m., with an estimated flight time of 2 hours and 40 minutes.
Also starting from Jan. 17, flights from Kaohsiung to Sabah (沙巴) will be available at 4:15 p.m. on Fridays and Sundays, and from Sabah to Kaohsiung at 8:15 p.m., with an estimated flight time of three hours.