Xiamen Airlines has launched a new direct flight between Paris and Fuzhou on December 11th, 2018.
The Paris – Fuzhou route operates three times a week (MF825 & MF826) every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, 13 hours and 25 minutes one way. It departs from Paris at 13:30 (GMT+8) and arrives at Fuzhou around 07:30 the next morning; the returning flight departs at 00:30 from Fuzhou Changle International Airport (FOC) and reaches Paris at 06:55.
Fuzhou is capital of east China’s Fujian Province.
The new route is the first direct flight linking Fujian and France, making Fuzhou the eighth city in China to have direct flights to Paris.
Xiamen Airlines also extends its network to 9 European metro cities including London, Athens, Prague, Madrid and Barcelona through interline cooperation with Air France, Czech Airlines and etc. So passengers in Europe can now travel to most cities in China and Southeast Asia with Xiamen Airlines’ seamless transit services.
The route is operated by Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Passengers can enjoy more leg room and personal space, extra-large windows and dynamic LED lights to help adjust jet lag. The 180-degree recline seats in business class and first class allows a better sleep during long distance travel. In-flight Wi-Fi, entertainment, duty-free shopping, and membership rewards are also provided to further enhance in-flight experience.
The in-flight meal is specially designed with cultural influences from both Paris and Fuzhou.
The western style option “Love of Paris” is designed by Angelo Faoro Marino, executive chef of Wyndham Destinations. The appetizer is sous-vide foie gras mousse. Main course is served with Australian grainfed lamb fillet cooked into the shape of “Chevalier”, Chateau Beychevelle claret and soupe à l’oignon, and dessert is triple dark chocolate cake with Chateau Soutard wine.
The Chinese style option “Charm of Rong-City (Fuzhou)” was inspired by its local cuisine, tea culture and scenic spots. The appetizer is tea-taste meat hors d’oeuvres with tea-taste ribs soup. Main course is served with chopped-chili sea bass and Da-Hong-Pao tea-taste short ribs. Dessert is jasmine puff. Each bite takes passengers through histories and stories of Fuzhou, passionate or gentle, bustling or tranquil.