China Eastern to launch Shanghai-Marseille route

Subsidiary Shanghai Airlines to operate thrice weekly flights on the new service


China Eastern Airlines will launch a new direct flight between Shanghai and Marseille, France from 2 July, operated by Shanghai Airlines (a subsidiary of China Eastern).

Operating there times a week on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, the estimated flight time is around 12 hours, and provides a new route to France for the Oceania region.

Marseille is France’s second-largest city and the biggest port in southern Europe. In 1987, Shanghai and Marseille became sister cities.

Shanghai Airlines, Dreamliner of Shanghai Airlines at Kuala Lumpur International Airport 📸 : Liu1zxu

Subscribe to LATTE’s free eNewsletter to keep up to date with everything in the luxury travel industry.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between China and France, as well as the China-France Year of Culture and Tourism. From 28 July to 8 August 2024, Marseille will host sailing events of the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

The launch of the Shanghai-Marseille flight will establish the first direct air corridor between the city pairs. China Eastern Airlines will also become the first airline to operate on this route.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP to LinkedIn Auto Publish Powered By :