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Wuhan to open direct flights to LA in late 2012

Source: hubei.gov.cn 11/23/2012 05:11:57

Wuhan - Los Angeles direct flights are expected to open by the end of 2012, which marks Wuhan to be the unique city having direct flights to American cities in central China, according to Liu Liyong, Vice Mayor of Wuhan city on November 21.

In the first quarter of 2013, Wuhan will also launch direct flights to San Francisco, he added.

It is known that Wuhan will invest 17 billion Yuan (2.7 billion US dollars) to vigorously promote the third phase of the Tianhe Airport’s expansion project during the Twelve-Five-Year Plan Period. It is expected that Wuhan will further increase direct flights to North America and Australia by the year of 2015.

At present, the international and regional routes in Tianhe Airport have reached 20.  Wuhan strides forward to the “forth aviation city” following Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou.(hubei.gov.cn)