Published on January 20th, 2019 | by Alan Dwyer0
Hainan Airlines to open new Dublin route from Shenzhen
Hainan Airlines are to expand their services to Dublin with another direct service to China. The new service will launch on February 25th with the arrival of the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner from Shenzhen. The new twice weekly service will compliment their existing service to Beijing which started last summer. The four times weekly service to Beijing has proved very successful although it was reduced for the winter but is expected to be upgraded again this summer. This service is operated via Edinburgh inbound on two of the services and on the alternate days to Edinburgh on the outbound leg. The new service to Shenzhen is listed as a direct routing inbound and on the outbound legs. The twice weekly flight will operate to Dublin on Monday and Fridays mornings. The flight will depart Shenzhen at 01.30am and will arrive in Dublin at 07.00 with a 09.00 departure from Dublin and arrival at 05.30 on Tuesday and Saturday’s.
This new service will be operated by the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with 30 Business class seats and 259 Economy seats. Hainan Airline’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner offers passengers an unrivaled in-flight dining experience. With carefully selected ingredients and gourmet menus designed by world-class chefs, both Chinese or International cuisine. International alcoholic beverages all Business Class dining options as well as state-of-the-art espresso machines. Fares start at €208 each way and are available to online at www.hainanairlines.com