Air China will start Beijing-Kuala Lumpur nonstop service on October 25, 2015. With the new service, passengers just need to fly 6.5 hours from Beijing to the “Kingdom of Rubber” for its many sights and sounds, including Kuala Lumpur’s amazing skyline dominated by the Twin Towers.Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s capital and political, commercial and cultural center. It’s a culturally diverse city where gorgeous European castles, elegant mosques and quaint Chinese homes are everywhere. Recently, Malaysia has been a red-hot destination that holds a powerful appeal for Chinese travelers. With Air China’s Beijing-Kuala Lumpur service, which will be the first of the kind linking the northern part of China to Malaysia and an additional travel option.
Malaysia used to be an important pit-stop on ancient China’s “Silk Road on the Sea”, playing an important role in the East-West commercial and cultural exchanges. Air China’s forthcoming Beijing-Kuala Lumpur nonstop service, a timely response to the Chinese government’s strategic “One Belt, One Road” initiative, will become a thoroughfare in the air that promotes the cooperation in the fields of economy and investment between the two countries and adds impetus to the growth of the local economy.
The introduction of Beijing-Kuala Lumpur service is one of Air China’s important moves to pursue its global strategy, expand its route network serving the Asia Pacific region and cement its global presence with its hub in Beijing. Air China will follow the launch of Beijing-Kuala Lumpur service with the introduction of Beijing-Mumbai, Beijing-Colombo and Beijing- Islamabad-Karachi routes. These new routes to be started will bring the number of destinations in the Asia Pacific region that the carrier serves up to 19.