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Sanya-Taichung direct flight launched, closer to Taiwan

Updated: 2018-04-19 10:24:03


The inaugural flight of the Sanya-to-Taichung direct air route was officially launched on April 18th, 2018, marking Sanya’s second newly added regional air route to Taiwan recently.


Operated by Sichuan Airlines, the Sanya – Taichung route runs twice a week on Wednesdays and Sundays.


Flight Schedule

Sanya to Taichung, flight number 3U8279

Departure time: 2:40 p.m. (Wednesday, Sunday)

Arrival time: 5:20 p.m. (Wednesday, Sunday)


Taichung to Sanya, flight number 3U8280

Departure time: 6:25 p.m. (Wednesday, Sunday)

Arrival time: 9:05 p.m. the next day (Wednesday, Sunday)


In recent years, the Sanya airport has been making efforts to expand the international and regional routes. The Sanya airport now has 24 international and regional air routes.


According to the airport’s statistics, in 2017, the number of tourists travelled between two cities totaled 30,405 following the launch of Sanya-Taipei flights.


The new flight is part of an ongoing effort by Sanya tourism authorities to further promote business, culture and tourism exchanges between the two regions.