China Eastern Airlines inaugurated its new direct line from Shanghai on June 23, 2016 at the Václav Havel Airport in Prague. The company will deploy an airplane of the Airbus A330-200 type with capacity for 262 passengers, which it will dispatch from Prague three times a week (on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays). The aircraft will depart from Shanghai at 00:45 and arrive in Prague at 6:35. It will return at 14:30 and land in the Chinese capital at 07:00 of the following day.