TIANJIN, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- A direct flight will be launched Tuesday between north China's Tianjin Municipality and Sihanoukville, a coastal city in Cambodia.
The air route will be operated by Cambodia's JC International Airlines, according to Tianjin Binhai International Airport.
Two round trips are scheduled every week. On Tuesdays and Saturdays, the flight is scheduled to depart from Sihanoukville, a major tourist city, at 6:15 p.m. and arrive in Tianjin at 0:15 a.m. the next day, local time. The return flight departs from Tianjin at 1:15 a.m. on Wednesdays and Sundays and arrives in Sihanoukville at 5:30 a.m.
China is the largest source of foreign visitors to Cambodia. In the first nine months, 1.44 million Chinese tourists visited Cambodia, up 71.2 percent year on year, according to a report released by Cambodian Tourism Ministry in November.