Printer Friendly

Air China to open Beijing-Astana, Beijing-Zurich routes in June.

AIRLINE INDUSTRY INFORMATION-(C)1997-2017 M2 COMMUNICATIONS

Air China has announced the launch of two new routes between Beijing and Astana, and Beijing and Zurich, the company said.

Due to be launched in June, these new routes will provide direct connections between China, Kazakhstan, and Switzerland.

The three times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday) Beijing-Astana route will be launched on 1 June. Located in Kazakhstan, Astana is one of the world's youngest capitals and most modern cities in Central Asia. The launch of Air China's Beijing-Astana route coincides with the 2017 World Expo, which will be held in Astana in June. The flights will be operated by an Airbus A320.

The Beijing-Zurich four times weekly (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday) route will be launched on 7 June. Home to the global and European headquarters of over 100 banks, Zurich is surrounded by the famous Lake Zurich and the Alps, making it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. The flights will be operated by an Airbus A330-200.

Beijing, China-based Air China Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides airline and airline-related services primarily in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau. As of December 31, 2015, it operated a fleet of 590 aircraft. The company is a subsidiary of China National Aviation Holding Company.

((Comments on this story may be sent to aii.feedback@m2.com))

COPYRIGHT 2017 Normans Media Ltd.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2017 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Airline Industry Information
Date:Apr 28, 2017
Words:227
Previous Article:Discover the World chosen by Avior to increase the airline's presence in Canada, Peru.
Next Article:View Dynamic Glass chosen by SFO for Terminal 1 redevelopment.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters