Regular air routes between Sanya and Muan opened
At 1:28 a.m. on November 10th, 2019, a Boeing 738 aircraft carrying 167 passengers from Muan, South Korea arrived at the Sanya Phoenix International Airport, marking the official launch of the “Muan-Sanya-Muan” air route.
The new air route, serviced by Jeju Air, runs twice a week.
Muan to Sanya, flight number 7C8613
Departure time: 9:40 p.m. Weds. and Sat. (Muan Time)
Arrival Time: 2:20 a.m.+1 Thurs. and Sun. (Beijing Time)
Sanya to Muan, flight number 7C8614
Departure time: 3:25 a.m. Thurs. and Sun. (Beijing Time)
Arrival Time: 7:10 a.m. Thurs. and Sun. (Muan Time)
Hainan has been a favorite destination for holidaymakers from South Korea who come to enjoy the hot springs and leisure golf holidays that the area has to offer. South Korea is Sanya’s second-largest inbound tourism market. Sanya currently operates three air routes connecting to South Korea’s cities of Seoul, Busan and Muan. The number of South Korean tourists visiting Sanya exceeded 82,000 this year as of the end of September.