Cross-strait "three links" officially launched
Dec. 15 Xinhua 8:00, Eastern Airlines flight MU2075 in Chaoyang in take-off from Shanghai Pudong Airport, began a cross-strait direct transportation links for the first time in the air. Between the two sides of the strait "three links" Living day and also officially launched. At 8:00 on the 15th, China Eastern Airlines flight MU2075 time to take off from Shanghai Pudong Airport, as "the bends of the cut-off" of the new route to Taipei Taoyuan Airport, which opened the mainland to Taiwan's cross-strait charter flights on weekdays off. Is expected to 9:40 or so, will arrive in Taoyuan Airport. State officials of the Civil Aviation Administration of China in Shanghai in the inaugural ceremony, made a speech: We zone management in the civil aviation center in Shanghai, held a grand cross-strait direct air to start the inaugural ceremony to witness the cross-strait "three links" era, on behalf of the Civil Aviation Authority said Congratulations, and to contribute to the long-standing friend said. At the same time, TransAsia Airways flight Matsuyama, Shanghai was the first to take off the cross-strait charter flights on weekdays and Taiwanese airlines, flying cut-off bends of the Northern Road, the first flights take off smoothly. 9:50 scheduled to land in Shanghai's Pudong Airport. It is reported that from now on cross-strait charter flights can fly every day and do not have to detour, Shanghai, Taipei flight time to 82 minutes, but the schedule is set at one hour 50 minutes, mainly in the light of the North in the early opening of the new route, the pilots and air traffic control Staff are not familiar with the next scheduled flight time can be shortened. Direct the air from the July 4 weekend charter flights, the causes of today's new cross-strait north of the new route, to charter flights on weekdays, the two sides a week to fly in all 54 classes, the most popular Taipei - every day there are direct charter flights Shanghai, Beijing, Shanghai , Nanjing, Hangzhou, and other destinations is also the bends of the cut-off changed the route of the new Taipei - Shanghai, the fastest route 70-85 minutes to arrive at a cost lower than the weekend charter flights into 1-2. Today, direct cross-strait charter flight Taoyuan Beijing, Shanghai, Taoyuan County, Taoyuan Shenzhen, Hangzhou, Taoyuan, Taiwan, Tianjin, Guangzhou Taoyuan, Matsuyama, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Matsuyama, Shenzhen Matsuyama 9, and other services. It is learned that the first flight today there are 16 flights to and from the two sides and launched its inaugural flight plane has hit 90 percent, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Hangzhou route, and so full, there are a number of passengers waiting. According to another report, the cross-strait charter flights on weekdays only joined the Shenzhen Airlines, is scheduled to arrive 9:00 Matsuyama Airport Taiwan, becoming the first report of Continental Airlines. Shenzhen Airlines vice president Chen sent a special flight and two-PAN Jiang, deputy general manager of the Department of captain in the inaugural implementation of the tasks, Continental Airlines cabin for the long first and only Taiwanese Yi Zeng Chang-lun cockpit, the flight attendants were put on a Chinese style Cheongsam, in order to guide the Taiwanese passengers board the plane, flight attendants will recite poems of Yu Kuang-chung "nostalgic" with the passenger journey home, the Taiwan restaurants are also well-developed taste Taiwanese dishes and snacks. In 1979, the National People's Congress Standing Committee issued a "Message to Compatriots in Taiwan", proposed the "three direct links." After 30 years of efforts, direct "three links" has basically realized that this is the development of cross-strait relations and a milestone in the history of the event, opened a Nongmochongcai page in the history of the Chinese nation.