China Eastern Airlines will launch a new Beijing-Shanghai-Mumbai flight on April 18, the second direct flight linking China and India and the first between the financial capitals of the two Asian giants.
The existing China Eastern flight connects the Chinese capital, Beijing with Delhi.
The new flight will fly on every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. A300 carriers will be put into operation for the flight, the company said in Shanghai.China Eastern Airlines opened the Beijing-Shanghai-Delhi flight on March 28, 2002. It flies every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.