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Astana, Kazakhstan • 17 May, 2024 | 16:20
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China Southern Airlines Increases Flights on Almaty–Urumqi Route

The airline will increase the number of flights starting May 30

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China Southern Airlines will increase the number of flights on the Almaty–Urumqi route starting May 30, QazMonitor reports citing the Ministry of Transport.

Flight: The airline will increase the number of weekly flights from two to three, using Boeing 737 aircraft, which can accommodate between 128 to 178 seats.

  • Urumqi to Almaty: The starting price for a one-way ticket in economy class for the May 30 flight from Urumqi to Almaty is CN¥1,617 or ₸99,264 ($223.74). The flight duration is 1 hour and 50 minutes, departing at 10:20 a.m. from Urumqi Diwopu International Airport and arriving at 9:10 a.m. at Almaty International Airport. All times are local – Urumqi is UTC+8, while Almaty is UTC+5.

  • Almaty International Airport is located 20 km northeast of the city center, with a taxi ride to downtown taking around 30 to 40 minutes.

  • Almaty to Urumqi: The starting price for a one-way ticket in economy class for the May 30 flight from Almaty to Urumqi is ₸96,686 or CN¥1,575 ($217.93). The flight duration is 1 hour and 40 minutes, departing at 8:50 p.m. from Almaty International Airport and arriving at 1:30 a.m. at Urumqi Diwopu International Airport. All times are local – Almaty is UTC+5, while Urumqi is UTC+8.

  • Urumqi Diwopu International Airport is located 14 km northwest of the city, with a taxi ride taking around 30 minutes.

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