XIAMEN, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Singapore Airlines launched a passenger flight from east China's Xiamen to Singapore on Thursday.
Flight SQ869 departed Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport at 3:48 p.m. on Thursday and landed at Singapore Changi Airport at about 7:30 p.m.
The flights are operated every Thursday using Airbus A350-900 medium-range airliners.
"It is really important to open the passenger route from Xiamen to Singapore and I hope the flight will continue to help build a solid air bridge for commercial and cultural exchanges between Fujian and Singapore," said Nelson Ng Chiun Ming, consul-general of Singapore in Xiamen. ■