Shenzhen-based Donghai Airlines is set to become the first Chinese carrier to begin long-haul services with a Boeing 737-800 on a twice-weekly Shenzhen-Darwin, Australia route May 30. Flying time will be 5.4 hours. “The new route opens a new chapter of China’s intercontinental flight operations. Uniquely, Donghai Airlines becomes the first airline from China to serve Australia with a Boeing 737-800, providing a more cost-effective and economically efficient way that will enable ...

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