The Beijing-Shanghai air express, opened in 2007, is served by 5 major airlines in China. Passengers travelling on this route can get access to unique check-in counters, security check passages, boarding gates as well as baggage-claiming area, to increase the efficiency. Therefore it is popular among business travellers.
This route is so iconic that it is also famous among Chinese avgeeks. Many of us have flown this route for countless of times!
Now enjoy the shots!
Route: Shanghai Hongqiao (ZSSS) - Beijing Capital (ZBAA)
Time: approx. 2h
Preparing for the flight
Most of the flights depart in the morning. At morning peak times a flight on this route takes off every 15 minutes!
Blasting off from Hongqiao Int’l!
Cruising over the vast Middle-lower Yangtze Plain (time for some snacks!)
Crossing the Bohai Sea as we begin descent
The approach into Beijing was captured by one of the planespotters at the Eight Trigrams Platform 📸
(It’s a well-known spot among local planespotters)
Butter landing as usual, we’ve arrived the destination. After disembarkation, the preparation for the return flight begins …
- Juneyao Airlines
- Shanghai Airlines
- Sichuan Airlines
- Hainan Airlines
- Xiamen Air