Shenzhen Airlines (ZH, Shenzhen) will launch a 3x weekly Shenzhen-London Heathrow route, its maiden intercontinental service, on October 30, 2018, Business Traveller has reported.

The flights will be operated with A330-300 equipment. Shenzhen Airlines currently operates four units of the type, the ch-aviation fleets module shows.

According to the ch-aviation capacity module, Shenzhen Airlines' international network currently includes mostly regional destinations in East and South-East Asia.

Shenzhen does not see any direct services from London at this time. The airport's European network is limited to flights to each of Frankfurt Int'l (operated by Air China), Moscow Sheremetyevo (China Southern Airlines), Brussels National, and Madrid Barajas (both Hainan Airlines).