BEIJING, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Air China Limited (hereinafter referred
to as "Air China") recently announced that starting May 7, 2013 it will
offer nonstop four-times weekly Beijing - Geneva service using the
Airbus A330-200. That will make Air China the only carrier offering
nonstop rotations between Beijing and Geneva. And the Beijing - Geneva
route will become East Asia's first direct route to Geneva, offering an
additional flight option to travelers to and from Tokyo, Seoul, Hong
Kong, Bangkok and Manila. It will also facilitate the communication and
exchanges between Beijing and Geneva, between China and Southeast Asian
countries and Switzerland and other European regions.
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Mr Robert Deillon, CEO of Geneva Airport, said, "Geneva Airport is
delighted to welcome an increasing number of Chinese visitors and will
offer these customers a really dedicated airport experience."
Air China President Cai Jianjiang said, "The new Beijing-Geneva service
is a worthy addition to Air China's extensive network serving Europe."
The flight numbers of the Beijing - Geneva service will be CA861/862.
The four-times weekly flight leaves Beijing at 13:30 and arrives at
18:25 in Geneva on the same day. The return flight is expected to take
off from Geneva at 20:25 and arrive at the Beijing Capital
International Airport at 12:55 the next day. Such flight schedules are
meant to make it easier for passengers to take flights or make
transfers in Geneva as well as to access optimal connections in
About Air China :
China's only national flag carrier, Air China also offers special
flights to state leaders on their official visit to foreign countries.
It is a Star Alliance member carrier. It owns a fleet of 432 passenger
aircraft and freighters of mainly Boeing and Airbus families (including
those of the carriers which Air China has a majority stake in) and
operates more than 280 routes serving 30 countries and regions. Banking
on the strong route network of the Star Alliance, Air China can take
passengers to 1,356 destinations in 193 countries. Air China appeals
very much to business travelers. The membership of PhoenixMiles, Air
China's customer loyalty program, has exceeded 25 million. For more,
head to Air China's official website www.airchina.com.
SOURCE: Air China
For further information:
Xingyu Zhao, Air China Marketing Brand Assistant, +86-10-61462395, firstname.lastname@example.org
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