China Southern Airlines will in December openthe nine-hour route from Guangzhou to Adelaide

China Southern Airlines will open the nine-hour route from Guangzhou to Adelaide on December 12, 2016, which marks the first flight from Guangzhou, mainland China to Adelaide. Till then, the routes of China Southern Airlines will cover 5 Australian states with 45 weekly one-way flights and 56 in peak season.

The nine-hour flight from Guangzhou to Adelaide, will use theA330-200 wide-bodied aircraft, with 216 seats in total including 4 first-class cabins, 24 business class seats and 188 economy class seats.

Adelaide, as a famous port city, is the capital of South Australia, a transportation hub for eastern states and western part. Its advantaged natural resources and unique history and culture attract more and more tourists . South Australia is the representative of Australia's most pure natural beauty and warmest folk customs. Besides, the wildlife resources as well as a variety of natural and organic food and seafood are all its unmissable characteristics.

According to statistics, there were 45 thousand passengerstraveling between Chinese mainland and Adelaide in 2015, an increase of 9.8%. The flight from Guangzhou to Adelaide to be opened in December will meet visitors’ demand of traveling between China and Australia.

After opening the flight, passengers from Dalian cantransfer at theBaiyun Airport of Guangzhou without staying overnight.