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Tibet Airlines opens first intercontinental route
update:April 09,2019

April 9, 2019 -- Photo taken on March 24, 2019 shows a view of the Five Dragon Pools Park in Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province. (Xinhua/Guo Zhihua)

JINAN, April 9, 2019 -- Tibet Airlines on Monday launched its first intercontinental air route linking Jinan, capital of east China's Shandong Province, and Finnish capital Helsinki.

The first flight on the route took off from Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport on Monday afternoon, which also marked the opening of the city's first direct passenger flight to Northern Europe.

April 9, 2019 -- A full moon rises in the sky of Finland's capital Helsinki. (Xinhua/Zhang Xuan)

Bai Weisan, general manager of Tibet Airlines, said the flight will operate once a week but they look forward to increasing the frequency to twice per week.

The return flight departs from Jinan at 3:30 p.m. every Monday (local time) and returns from Helsinki at 10:30 p.m. on the same day (local time). 


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