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Emirates Says “Hello” To Two New Chinese Destinations

Photo provided by Eric Salard (A6-EMG) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons)

Emirates has announced it will expand its global route map to include two new destinations in China.

Beginning May 2016, Emirates will serve Yinchuan (INC) and Zhengzhou (CGO) four-times weekly. The new route complements Emirates’ existing service to Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai in mainland China.

Emirates will operate its Boeing 777-200LR aircraft on the route. Configured in a three-class configuration with room for 266 passengers, the aircraft also has room for cargo. Popular cargo items to be shipped on the route include electronics, such as cell phones, cashmere, and agricultural products.

“As China’s regions continue to open up to the global economy, Emirates remains keen to support this with the further expansion of air services in mainland China,” said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive at Emirates

The Schedule

Flight # Dep Arr Dep Arr. Days of Service
EK326 DXB 02:45 INC 13:35 INC 15:20 CGO 17:00 T, W, F, Sa
EK327 CGO 21:10 INC 22:55 INC 0040 (+1) DXB 04:30 T, W, F, Sa

*all times local

Emirates is also looking at starting another daily light to Guangzhou, as well as new service to Hangzhou and Chongqing.

Tyler Tashji


  • Tyler Tashji

    Tyler has been an aviation enthusiast for as long as he can remember and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Aviation Administration with a minor in Social Media Marketing from Lewis University in Romeoville, IL. His preferred airline is United and his favorite aircraft is the Boeing 777 and 757. Tyler has his fourth-degree black belt in Taekwondo and is unlikely to be seen without Starbucks in his hand. He is also an avid plane spotter. Tyler always has a smile on his face and his eyes pointed skyward.

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