With the flourishing tourism market in Henan and the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games, China Southern Airlines has added more flights between Zhengzhou and Beijing, and Shanghai from April 15 to meet the increasing requirements of customers.
Currently there is an additional daily flight between Zhengzhou and Beijing. The flight leaves from Beijing at 07:10 each day and arrives at Zhengzhou at 08:40; the return flight departs from Zhengzhou at 20:50, arriving at Beijing at 22:20. With this additional flight, the number of flights between the two cities reaches a total of six per day. On average there is one round-trip flight every two hours from 08:00 through to 21:00.
China Southern Airlines has also added more flights between Zhengzhou and Shanghai; these are operated on every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The flight leaves Zhengzhou at 17:10, arriving at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport at 18:35; and the return flight leaves Shanghai at 19:30 and arrives at Zhengzhou at 21:15. With the additional service, the number of flights between the two cities reaches a maximum of four per day.