Juneyao Airlines: Shanghai – Athens with 787-9 Dreamliner from June 2020
The new PVG-ATH route will be operated by Juneyao Airlines 3 times weekly with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Air China currently operates a direct flight between Shanghai and Athens.
Tentative schedule (subject to change), local times:
HO1657 PVG 0025 – 0740 ATH 789 / Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
HO1658 ATH 1315 – 0455+1 PVG 789 / Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday
“Greece has become an attractive destination for Chinese tourists”, said Zhao Hongliang, president of the airline. Over 50,000 Chinese travellers flew to Athens in 2018, and 30 percent more are expected with the opening of the new route. Juneyao Airlines has taken delivery of 5 Boeing 787-9s since October 2018 (layout: 29 Business Class, 295 Economy seats) and will take delivery of another one this month.