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22nd February, 2019

Direct Shanghai flights start in June

Flights between Budapest and Shanghai will start on June 7, according to the Shanghai Airlines website, Magyar Hírlap reports.

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with 285 seats will depart at 12:40 a.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays from Shanghai’s Pudong airport, arriving in Budapest at 6 a.m.

The return flights leave Budapest at 12:30 p.m. and arrive in Shanghai on the following day at 4:50 a.m.

No bookings can be made yet. The Hungarian consulate in Shanghai said earlier that tickets will be on sale from February or March.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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