Hainan Airlines of China has officially announced that it will be launching 2 new weekly nonstop flights to KRT-Khartoum, Sudan from Nov 20th 2009 onwards. HU will be operating its flight from its PEK-Beijing hub using its flagship Airbus A 340-600 aircraft on TUE and FRI. The flight schedule is as follows:
HU 7915 Dep PEK 0150 Arr KRT 0940
HU 7916 Dep KRT 1350 Arr PEK 0500+1
These flights are expected to negatively impact the market share of EK, EY, ET, QR, MS and GF on the China-KRT sector where there is considerable amount of travel done due to the huge Chinese foreign investment in the Sudanese economy.