(ECNS) -- British Airways flight BA169 arrived at Pudong International Airport at 7:55 am on Monday in Shanghai from London, marking the first route that British Airways has resumed in the Chinese mainland.
Starting from Monday, British Airways has officially resumed round-trip passenger flights between London Heathrow Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport once a day.
After the restrictions on international passenger flights were eased on January 8, Shanghai airports have opened 56 international destinations in 32 countries and regions, including Hong Kong and Macao Special Administrative Regions, and Taiwan.
As the May Day holiday approaches, 13 domestic and foreign airlines will resume flights to Shanghai Pudong International Airport.
Virgin Atlantic Airways will resume its Pudong to Heathrow route on May 2, and Indonesia's Lion Air will soon resume its Pudong to Jakarta route.
In addition, China Airlines' Shanghai to Frankfurt route, Shanghai to London route, and Shanghai to Milan route, KLM's Shanghai to Amsterdam route, and Air New Zealand's Shanghai to Auckland route will all run once a day.