On April 17th, Capital Airlines officially released the news that the first non-stop flights between China and Portugal, "Beijing = Lisbon“, will be set off on July 26th. Taking the new wide-body Airbus with dual channels A330-200, you could take a glance at the beautiful scenery of the river Tagus and take a bite of this simple but charming country in just 13 hours. There are 3 flights each week respectively in every Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday flew in two way from Beijing and Lisbon. The minimum price of round-trip tickets could go down to 2400 yuan (excluding tax).
The opening of direct flights will greatly reduce the time cost of golden-visa resident permit applicants, which reduced the travelling time from the previous transfer flights of 15-18 hours to 13 hours, as well as eliminated the inconvenience of transition time.
With the rapid development of tourism in Portugal, it has become a popular tourist destination in Europe and the world. In recent years, the number of Chinese tourists to Portugal has been growing. Last year, the number of Chinese tourists in Portugal increased to 182 thousand and 900 passengers, compared with 2015, indicating an increase of 19.1%. Chinese tourists spend a total of 72 million euros in Portugal, which indicates an increase of 16.2% over the same period.
At the same time, the approval speed of Portuguese golden visa residence permit has been significantly accelerated this year. It is only 4-6 months needed from submission to approval, which further shortened the time cost for the applicant to obtain identity. It can be said that Portugal gold visa residence permit is currently one of the fastest European investment projects to get the identity!
Lisbon locates at the major transportation routes between Europe and America. It is quite convenient and fast to travel from Lisbon to main cities in Europe and the United States.
Lisbon to Madrid: 1 hours and 20 minutes flight
Lisbon to Paris: 2 hours and 30 minutes flight
Lisbon to Barcelona: 2 hours flight
Lisbon to Frankfurt: 3 hours flight
Lisbon to Milan: 2 hours and 40 minutes flight
Lisbon to New York: 8 hours flight