|China will be opening more direct flights to America, Australia and France via a codeshare. International flights between Guilin and European cities are expected in the end of this year and next summer.
China Southern Airline and China Eastern Airlines will both be able to share some international air routes in the end of this year and next summer, respectively( no exact dates were given). The fights and routes shared by China Southern Airlines include:
Guilin- Guangzhou -Los Angeles, departs from Guilin Money, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday every week.
Los Angeles- Guangzhou- Guilin, departs from Los Angeles every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
Guilin-Guangzhou-Sydney, departs from Guilin every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Sydney-Guangzhou-Guilin , departs from Sydney Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday per week.
Guilin-Guangzhou-Paris, departs from Guilin Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday per week.
Paris-Guangzhou-Guilin, departs from Paris Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday per week.
China Eastern Airlines will share two international flights, namely, Guilin-Shanghai- Frankfurt and Frankfurt-Shanghai-Guilin, departing from Guilin and Franfkurt per day.
The opening of the new international routes will make a trip to China much easier. With the new international flights, overseas visitors can easily fly to mainland China directly. With no stopover in Hongkong, the new routes are expected to cut travel time to China¡¯s popular cities considerably. It will usher in a new era of tourism and will bring the country millions of more foreign visitors every year. It is anticipated that the number of western visitors to China will hit a record high in the coming years.