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Air China to Add Flights to Its Beijing-Los Angeles Route from May

March 30, 2015 Aviation No Comments Email Email

As travel between China and the United States gains in popularity fast, increasing capacity continuously on China-US routes has been one of the Air China’s important moves to enhance its long-haul schedules and build its world-spanning route network. A good reflection of that is the carrier will add flights to its BeijingLos Angeles route from May 2015, further strengthening its presence on the North American market.

The new flight numbers are CA887/8. From May 2 to June 30, 2015, four flights will be offered per week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. From July 1 to October 24, the flights will be increased to daily. The outbound flight departs from Beijing at 12:00 and arrives in Los Angeles at 09:00 local time. The return flight departs from Los Angeles at 11:30 and arrives in Beijing at 15:10 local time. Boeing 777-300ER, an aircraft type quite popular with the world’s business travelers, features full-flat seats in First Class/Business Class as well as Central Bar, personal AVODs and power outlets in all classes of service, accessible toilet and mood lighting system which can mimic wonderful moments from sunrise to sunset.

When it comes to travelers, China is both the source market and the destination for the United States, and it’s also true the other way round. Traveler numbers have been rising fast in recent years. As the largest carrier between China and the United States, Air China has been investing a lot in the market in terms of capacity and continuous aircraft type upgrade. From 2013 to 2014, Air China started three nonstop routes: BeijingHouston, BeijingHawaii and BeijingWashington. Currently, Air China serves 7 destinations in North America, including New York, Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco, Washington, Vancouver and Hawaii, spanning the southern, western and eastern parts of the United States. It offers 104 flights per week operated with Boeing 777-300ER. On January 7, 2015, Air China’s first Boeing 747-8, a new member of Boeing 747 family, made its maiden flight on its long-range route: BeijingNew York.

Air China also offers seasonal healthy meals onboard and chauffeured transfers for VIP passengers on the ground. Excellent amenities and attentive services guarantee passengers a truly pleasant journey.

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