China Eastern Airlines Offers Free Bullet Train Tickets
China Eastern Airlines has brought a new service into operation recently: Customers can buy a flight ticket to/from Shanghai with a Shanghai Hongqiao Railway Station bullet train ticket to/from Suzhou, Hangzhou, Changzhou, Ningbo, or Wuxi. The bullet train tickets are free before October 27th, 2012.
Shanghai flight and bullet train customers should collect their train tickets at the station by simply showing their ID up to 90 minutes before the train departs. They have priority airport check in and access to the airport's VIP lounges.
This new service provides great convenience to people who travel to/from these cities frequently. It combines flights with trains, creating an integrated transport system that connects cities of the Yangtze Delta efficiently with the rest of China and the world.