Continental Airlines have
announced a low introductory fare from just $888 round trip for its new
nonstop flights to Beijing, China from its New York hub at Newark Liberty
International Airport, scheduled to begin June 15, 2005.This “Triple 8” introductory fare is also available from Dulles
International and Reagan National airports in Washington, D.C., and from
Boston’s Logan International Airport.
Fares to Beijing from Continental’s Houston hub at Bush Intercontinental
or its Cleveland hub at Cleveland Hopkins International are just $938
Tickets must be purchased by May 24, 2005, for travel commencing June 15
through July 10, 2005. Travel must originate in the United States and be
completed by August 31, 2005. International taxes and fees of $95,
passenger facility charges of up to $18 and a Sept. 11 security fee of up
to $10 will be added to the fare. Tickets are nonrefundable, seats are
limited and other restrictions may apply. For reservations and additional
information, visit continental.com .
Continental will be the only U.S. carrier offering daily nonstop service
from New York to the People’s Republic of China. The Boeing 777 flight
will depart Liberty at noon, arriving in Beijing at 1:50 p.m. the next
day. The return flight will leave Beijing at 3:50 p.m., arriving in the
United States 13 hours and 25 minutes later at 5:15 p.m.