Emirates has increased its coverage in China with flights a week to Yinchuan, which then flies onto Zhengzhou.
The Boeing 777-200LR service will connect the fast growing Midwest Chinese cities and will be the fourth and fifth cities Emirates flies to after Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. The aircraft will offer 14 tonnes of bellyhold cargo capacity and popular commodities from Zhengzhou are expected to be electronics such as mobile phones, and Emirates is expected to transport agricultural products such as goji berries and cashmere from Yinchuan.
Emirates chief executive and chairman, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum says: “We are confident the new air transport links will also help boost trade and tourism flows to the growing central and western parts of China where these cities are located.”
Flight number EK326 will leave Dubai at 02.50h on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, arriving at Yinchuan Hedong International Airport at 13.35h. It will then leave Yinchuan at 15.35h and arrive at Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport at 17.15h. The return flight, number EK327 will depart Zhengzhou at 21.15h, landing in Yinchuan at 23.00h, before departing at 00.40h and arriving back in Dubai at 04.30h.