Hainan Airlines will launch a non-stop service between Shenzhen, China and Brisbane, Australia on September 20, 2017. Following the successful launch of the Shenzhen-Auckland service, this will be Hainan Airlines' second intercontinental flight from Shenzhen and the airline's fifth direct flight to Australia and New Zealand.
The route will be serviced by an Airbus A330 deluxe wide-body aircraft, with two round trip flights weekly. The service's business class features spacious and comfortable cabins, 180-degree adjustable lie-flat seats, BOSE headsets and top quality toiletry bags. Passengers in all classes will have access to an exclusive on-demand entertainment system and a gourmet selection of Western and Oriental meals. Hainan Airline has created an unmatched flying experience for its business-class passengers with a diversified range of services to meet their traveling needs, including pick-up and delivery shuttle services, multiple round-trip ticket packages, priority in seat selection and cabin upgrades.
Brisbane, the capital city of Queensland, a state in northeast Australia, stretches from the eastern coastline to the western inland, with the Gold Coast to the south, the Sunshine Coast to the north, the towns of Ipswich and Toowoomba to the west, and the Tasman Sea to the east. Brisbane is the third largest municipality in Australia in terms of population, following Sydney and Melbourne, with an airport serving both domestic and international destinations as well as an international harbor lining both sides of the Brisbane River.