First Beijing-Kunming- Naypyidaw air route is launched. [Yunnan.cn]
The new air route is said to be the third Sino-Myanmar air route launched by China Eastern Airlines. Its outbound flight, MU2587 in number, departs from Beijing at 9:05, stops in Kunming at 12:20, takes off again from Kunming at 13:30 and lands in Naypyidaw at 13:45(local time).
Its inbound flight, MU2588 in number, takes off from Naypyidaw at 14:40(local time), stops in Kunming at 17:55, departs from Kunming at 19:20 and arrives in Beijing at 22:40.
Flights of the newly launched air route will be executed every Tuesday and Saturday, and are expected to be increased progressively.
Consul-general of Myanmar in Kunming said, the new air route will surely give a good start to strengthen cooperation between China and Myanmar. (Editors: Tracy, Cathy Chen)