A direct chartered flight from Zhangjiajie to Siem Reap of Cambodia was launched on January 20, 2019. This is Zhangjiajie Hehua International Airport’s first international route.
The flight is operated by the Sky Angkor Airlines with Airbus A320/1. It will operate three times every two weeks, during the period between January 20 and March 31. The flight ZA5439 takes off from Siem Reap at 18:55, and arrives in Zhangjaijie at 23:00; and ZA5449 takes off from Zhangjiajie at 00:05, and arrives in Siem Reap at 02:35, local time.
Siem Reap is the capital city of Siem Reap Province in northwestern Cambodia. It is 311 km northward from Cambodian capital Phnom Pen, and 152 km away from Thailand boundary. The population is about 85,000. It is a popular resort town and a gateway to the Angkor region, one of the largest religious monuments in the world, and one of the "Seven Wonders of the World".
The flight will strengthen cultural, tourist, and economic exchanges between Zhangjiajie and Cambodia, and will push Zhangjiajie’s progress in building an international tourism city.