TIANJIN Airlines touched down in Sydney at 0705 this morning to commence regular operations between China and Australia.
GS’s twice weekly service flies between Tianjin and Sydney via Zhengzhou in Henan province.
The Chinese carrier is utilising Airbus A330 aircraft on the route, fitted with 18 Business class seats in a 2-2-2 layout and 242 seats in Economy class.
The route is expected to attract around 14,000 Chinese visitors to NSW annually, generating approx $60m into the state’s economy.
Tianjin Airlines’ A330 is pictured at Sydney Airport, receiving a water canon salute upon arrival.