The new CZ schedule will feature new A330-300 aircraft, with First Class, Business and Economy Class configuration and operate initially on Saturday, Monday and Thursday.
Saturday the service will depart Sydney at 1000 and arrive Shenzhen 1615; then Monday and Thursday depart Sydney 0930 to arrive Shenzhen 1545.
Louis Lu, China Southern Managing Director Australia & New Zealand comments;
“We are delighted to confirm the new service SYD-SZX-SYD as we have great confidence in the Australian market and today’s news clearly demonstrates our ongoing commitment as we open further gateways and services to China.”
“Shenzhen is an important city for trade between Australia and China, and the awareness of China Southern Airlines extensive route network and quality service offering is becoming stronger amongst Australian business and leisure travellers. We are committed to providingservice that is of high quality and exceptional hospitality but also provides an affordable way to travel, not just to Guangzhou and now Shenzhen, but onwards to 195 destinations in 40 different countries.”
The announcement comes just after the start of the SYD-CAN-SYD service increase from double to triple daily with an additional morning service CZ601/602 from 11 December 2015.
China Southern is a member of the SkyTeam Alliance, giving it a global reach of 1052 international destinations in 177 countries and regions.