China's Wuhan resumes direct flight to San Francisco


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  • Sunday, 05 Nov 2023

WUHAN, Nov. 4 (Xinhua) -- A direct air route linking Wuhan and San Francisco resumed on Saturday, according to China Southern Airlines, the flight's operator.

A Boeing 777 aircraft carrying 283 passengers took off from Wuhan Tianhe International Airport at 3:30 p.m. (Beijing Time), marking the resumption of the first direct passenger flight between central China and the United States following the COVID-19 pandemic.

The outbound flight CZ659 leaves Wuhan at 3:10 p.m. (Beijing Time) every Saturday and arrives in San Francisco at 11:55 a.m. local time.

The return flight CZ660 takes off from San Francisco at 12:55 p.m. local time and arrives in Wuhan at 6:40 p.m. (Beijing Time) the next day, the company said.

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