On March 17, 2010, an international roundtrip air route will be launched from Hangzhou to Bangkok in Thailand.
This route will be operated by Hainan Airlines from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. After the launch of the route, Hangzhou citizens will be able to go to Thailand without having to transfer in Shanghai or Shenzhen.
The Hangzhou to Bangkok route will have two flights each week operated using Boeing 737-800 aircraft. Flight HU7959 will leave Hangzhou at 22:30 on Wednesdays and Sundays and get to Bangkok at 01:50 the following day. The return flight HU7960 will leave Bangkok at 02:50 on Mondays and Thursday and arrive at Hangzhou at 07:50.