The regional carrier Henan Airlines Company has officially launched flights on the route linking Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province and Hailaer, Inner Mongolia, in a bid to meet the growing travel demand from the northern most town in the province.
The route is being operated using Embraer ERJ190 aircraft with daily outbound flights departing Harbin at 20:45 and arriving in Hailaer at 21:45. Return flights depart Hailaer at 22:15 and arrive in Harbin at 23:15.
Hailaer is well-known for the Hulunbeier Grasslands, which is considered as one of the six most beautiful grasslands in China. Hulunhu Lake, which is located in the grassland, is the nation's fourth largest freshwater lake.