Two airlines launch Hong Kong-Taichung charters

Taiwan-based Mandarin Airlines and Hong Kong-based Hong Kong Express Airways announced Wednesday that they will launch Taichung-Hong Kong charter flights starting June 2. Mandarin Airlines President Wang Hua-yu said passengers from central Taiwan account for around 10 per cent of Taiwan passengers to Hong Kong.

To address their needs, the airline will cooperate with Hong Kong Express Airways to launch the charter flights and launch the service between June and September.

He also said that if the direct flights are popular, he will solicit regular charter flight services after September.

From June 2, Mandarin Airlines will fly one charter flight every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, while Hong Kong Express Airways will fly one charter flight every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.