Perth flight talks
WESTERN Australian Tourism Minister Paul Papalia is currently visiting Shanghai, where he is discussing with China Eastern Airlines the opportunity for an ongoing service between Shanghai and Perth.
A season trial of the route began yesterday (TD 26 Sep 2019), and will run until 17 Feb, during the Chinese New Year period.
According to Perth Airport, more than 500,000 new seats for the market have been announced over the past 12 months.
The trial period is seeing a thrice-weekly service between the cities.