West Air in Tibet

Brief Introduction

West Air, is a low-cost airline based in New North Zone, Chongqing, China, operating a scheduled passenger network to 18 domestic destinations out of Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport and one international one to Changi Airport in Singapore.  The company was established in March 2006 by its parent company Hainan Airlines, with the launch of scheduled services on 14 July 2010. The airline is one of the four the founding members of the U-FLY Alliance.

Fleet of West Air

As of December 2018, the West Air fleet consists of only Airbus aircraft:

Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A319-100 4            — 144  
Airbus A320-200
Nine aircraft fitted with 186 seats.
Airbus A320neo 3 1 186  
Total 32 1  

Flights to and fro Tibet

At present, West Air provides flight routes to and fro Lhasa and Shigatse. Below is the detailed flight information.

Flights to Tibet

Flight No. Departure – Arrival Duration
PN6271 Chongqing(06:00) – Lhasa(09:00) 3h
PN6391 Chongqing(14:10) – Lhasa(17:10) 3h
PN6293 Zhengzhou(06:05) – Lhasa(10:10) 4h5m
PN6303 Zhengzhou(14:25) – Lhasa(18:30) 4h5m
PN6449 Chongqing(06:05) – Shigatse(09:20) 3h15m

Flights from Tibet

Flight No. Departure – Arrival Duration
PN6392 Zhengzhou(18:00) – Lhasa(20:25) 2h25m
PN6272 Zhengzhou(10:55) – Lhasa(13:20) 2h25m
PN6294 Lhasa(19:20) – Zhengzhou(22:25) 3h5m
PN6304 Lhasa(09:55) – Zhengzhou(13:00) 3h5m
PN6450 Shigatse(10:00) – Chongqing(12:30) 2h30m