China Southern Airlines will open a new Sanya – Delhi air route, with a stopover in Guangzhou on each way, on August 15th, 2017, according to the airlines’ Hainan branch.


The new route will be the fourth international air route that China Southern Airlines has opened in Hainan. It follows the Haikou – Guangzhou – Seoul air route, the Sanya – Guangzhou – Osaka air route, and the Haikou – Guangzhou – Yangon air route.


The Sanya – Guangzhou – Delhi air route, with the flight numbers CZ359/360, will run daily.


Flight Schedule


Sanya to Delhi


Airbus A320, flight number CZ359, flight duration: 9h55m

Departure time: 3:00 p.m. (Beijing Time)

Stopover in Guangzhou: Stay time 2h40m

Arrival time: 10:25 p.m. (Delhi Time)


Delhi to Sanya


Boeing 737/700, flight number CZ360, flight duration: 9h10m

Departure time: 11:25 p.m. (Delhi Time)

Stopover in Guangzhou: Stay time 2h25m

Arrival time: 11:05 a.m. the next day (Beijing Time)


India is on the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Corridor, which is one of the six corridors of China’s “One Belt, One Road” initiative, the opening of the Sanya – Delhi air route will not only provide more travel options for tourists from both regions, but also will help boost economic and trade exchange.