The first non-stop route from mainland China to Davao.
On December 18, 2018, Xiamen Airlines will officially launch its inaugural flight from Quanzhou(Jinjiang) to Davao. This is also one of only three international routes operated from Davao’s Francisco Bangoy International Airport.
Aside from Manila, Cebu, and Kalibo, Davao will be the fourth city that Xiamen Airlines flies to in the Philippines. As it is the airline with the largest market share of the China-Philippines market, Xiamen Airlines is devoted to boost exchanges between the two countries through network development.
As per Mr. Lin Huagun, General Manager of Xiamen Airlines, “Quanzhou- Davao route will be operated by Boeing 737, under flight number MF8679/80. Passengers will be able to depart from Quanzhou every Tuesday and Friday at 9 o’clock in the morning and arrive in Davao at 12:15. On the return journey from Davao, passengers can depart at 13:15 and arrive in Quanzhou at 16:30 in the afternoon. By now, this route is the only non-stop flight from mainland of China to Davao. The Quanzhou – Davao route will be operated by a Boeing 737-800, operating with the flight numbers MF 8679/8680. Passengers will be able to depart Quanzhou for Davao every Tuesday and Friday, leaving at 9:00 AM, and arriving at 12:15 PM. On the returning flight from Davao, passengers can depart at 1:15PM and arrive in Quanzhou at 4:30 PM. This is currently the only direct flight between Davao and Mainland China.”
Round trip ticket starts at ++ 15,000.00 Pesos as per Xiamen Air website. For bookings and ticket inquiries, click HERE.
China’s consular office in Davao starts visa services.
In line with the drive to establish a stronger tie between Quanzhou and our beloved city, the Chinese Consular office of Davao now accepts visa application.
“This will facilitate bilateral exchanges between China and the Philippines, especially in the southern part. It also shows the Chinese government’s confidence on the City of Davao,” Consul General Li Lin said.
Consular office address : Acacia Street Juna Subdivision, Davao City
China Tourist Visa Application guide-blog to follow.