China-based Xiamen Airlines has announced the launch of its direct flight service between Davao and Quanzhou, marking Davao´s first direct flight route to Mainland China, the company said.
The new flight service is set to provide a bridge for the economic and trade exchanges between Davao and Jinjiang of Quanzhou as sister cities.
Davao is the fourth Philippine city where Xiamen Airlines operates direct flights, after Manila, Cebu and Kalibo.
The Davao-Quanzhou flight route is serviced with Boeing 737s.
Xiamen Airlines, a member of SkyTeam, ranks as China´s fifth largest carrier, boasting a fleet of 210 aircrafts.