Air Marakanda has announced the opening of a new flight operated by China Southern Airlines between Urumqi and Samarkand. The airline will be the first carrier operating flights to Samarkand International Airport from China.
China Southern Airlines flights from Samarkand, Uzbekistan to the capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China will commence on October 16, 2023.
All flights will be operated on modern Boeing 737-800 aircraft in a two–class layout of business class and economy.
China is one of the fastest growing markets in the world, and the opening of direct flights will help strengthen trade and economic ties between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of Uzbekistan. The route network of Urumqi Airport consists of 69 domestic destinations, which will allow passengers to use Urumqi Airport as a hub to visit the largest business, industrial and tourist cities of China.