• Take-Off For Vital New Gatwick-Shanghai Route

    4 days ago - By Travel and Tourworld

    London Gatwick has today launched a vital new route to Shanghai, giving British passengers direct access to an area responsible for a third of China's imports and exports*.
    The first flight of the new service, operated by China Eastern, departed Gatwick at midday. The airline - the second-largest in China - is set to fly to Shanghai Pudong Airport from Gatwick three times every week - on Sundays, Tuesdays and Fridays - using an Airbus A330-200.
    The route will provide over 70,000 seats and over 3,700 metric tonnes of cargo capacity - in both directions - every year.
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