Airlines are announcing their latest schedule for international flights in May and June. Since March, due to the wide spread of COVID-19 pandemic, domestic airlines reduced their international routes to one per country, and one flight per week. Similar schedule had been followed by the foreign carriers to China also.
We’ve collected the schedule as a list below:
From 12:00 AM on May 1, 2020 to 12:00 AM on June 1, 2020, Beijing-based Air China will be able to operate a total of 22 international routes per week, including 17 routes through Beijing, three Shanghai Pudong routes, and two Chengdu routes. The specific flight plans and first point of entry plans for the Beijing region are as follows:
● All Nippon Airways
●China Eastern Airlines:
From 0:00 on May 3, 2020 to 24:00 on May 30, 2020, Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines and Shanghai Airlines will execute a total of 20 international flights per week, including 16 flights from Shanghai, 3 flights from Kunming and 1 flight from Nanjing. The specific flight schedules are as follows:
●China Southern Airlines:
From 0:00 on May 3, 2020 to 24:00 on May 30, 2020, Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines will execute a total of 19 international flights per week, including 16 flights from Guangzhou, 2 flights from Shenyang and 1 flight from Urumqi. The specific flight schedules are as follows :
From 0:00 on May 1, 2020 to 24:00 on May 31, 2020, Capital Airlines will execute 1 international flights per week: Flight JD431/JD432, Qingdao=London, departed on every Friday .
From 0:00 on May 1, 2020 to 24:00 on May 31, 2020, Hainan Airlines will execute 2 international flights per week:
●Japan Airlines (JAL) :
Korean Air will increase international routes from 13 in May to 32 in June, growing weekly international flights from 55 to 146. Korean Air will continue to suspend flights between China and South Korea except the Incheon-Shenyang air route.
Lufthansa Group, including LUFTHANSA, Swiss International Air Lines and Austrian will continue to suspend its flights between China and Europe until May 17th, 2020.●Qatar Airways Qatar Airways will grow destinations from 52 in May to 80 in June.
●Singapore Airlines & SilkAir
Between April 29th and May 15th, Singapore Airlines will retain only one flight to and from Shanghai and SilkAir will operate only one flight to and from Chongqing every Monday.
Turkish Airlines is most optimistic. It is making provisions to resume flights in June, according to a plan seen by Anadolu Agency and Reuters. Unlike many airlines, Turkish completely stopped all passenger flights, a ban currently in place through May 28.Turkish tentatively expects to have 75 weekly international flights in June across 22 destinations. That will grow to 103 destinations and 572 flights in July, and then 160 destinations and 937 flights in August.
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