There are now direct flights from Beijing to Jiuzhaigou, and from 10 May Shanghai and Jiuzhaigou do not have to go via Chengdu, so flight times is cut by four hours and ticket costs will be slashed by more than $150.
Air China Beijing – Jiuzhaigou
Air China will use Boeing 757s on the new direct routes.
Air China’s direct routes between Shanghai and Jiuzhaigou will depart from Shanghai Pudong Airport at 11:50 and arrive at Jiuzhaigou Huanglong Airport at 15:10. The return flight will depart from at 08:20 the next day and arrive at Shanghai Pudong Airport at 10:50.
AV Buyer reports that over the coming year, Air China will continue to improve its domestic network construction. Besides the Jiuzhaigou direct routes, Air China will also launch 11 other domestic routes, and resume the Shanghai-Guilin and Tianjin-Xiamen routes.