Flight GS7987, operated by Tianjin Airlines, took off on Sunday, marking the official resumption of the first scheduled passenger route from Tianjin to the UK.
It operates three flights a week on Monday, Friday, and Sunday. The trip is scheduled to leave Tianjin at 11:30 a.m. Beijing time and arrive in London at 8:00 p.m. local time. The return flight is scheduled to depart from London at 10:00 p.m. local time and arrive in Tianjin at 6:45 p.m. Beijing time the next day. A330 wide-body aircraft is selected to fly the airline, which is equipped with 22 business class seats, 24 super economy class seats, and 233 economy class seats. The aircraft will bring passengers a more comfortable flight.
At present, Tianjin Airlines is accelerating the progress of the restoration of international routes. Till now, Tianjin Airlines has resumed three intercontinental routes: Tianjin- Zhengzhou-Sydney, Tianjin- Xi 'an-London, and Chongqing-London.