Air China News

Lufthansa signs partnership deal with Air China

Lufthansa signs partnership deal with Air China

20th Sep 2016 Airline News

The Lufthansa Group and Air China signed a wide-reaching partnership agreement in Beijing today which will enable the two aviation groups to jointly operate all connections between Europe and China as part of a commercial joint venture. This means that the two companies will successfully implement what they agreed to do as part of a memorandum of understanding in summer 2014.

Air China launches Chengdu-Sydney services

Air China launches Chengdu-Sydney services

29th Aug 2016 Airline News

Air China will launch Chengdu-Sydney services on November 11th, 2016. After the launch of Chengdu-Frankfurt and Chengdu-Paris flights, this route is Air China’s third intercontinental flight based in its Chengdu hub, and also its first nonstop service between western China and Oceania.

Air China welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner to fleet

Air China welcomes first Boeing Dreamliner to fleet

1st Jun 2016 Airline News

Boeing and Air China have officially unveiled the airline’s first 787-9 Dreamliner to the public at a grand ceremony in Beijing. The national flag carrier is the first airline in the country to have a 787-9 enter into service. “The 787-9 Dreamliner employs a multitude of cutting-edge technologies best represented by its electronic handling system and wide application of composite materials,” said Captain Wang Yingnian, chief pilot of Air China.

Air China to commence Beijing-Mumbai service from October

Air China to commence Beijing-Mumbai service from October

22nd Aug 2015 Airline News Tourism News

Air China will commence a non-stop service from Beijing to Mumbai on October 25th, 2015. The Beijing-Mumbai flights, CA889/890, are operated four times a week on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The outbound flight departs from Beijing at 19:40 and arrives in Mumbai at 01:00 local time the following day; the return flight departs from Mumbai at 02:30 local time and arrives in Beijing at 11:20 Beijing time.

Air China inks deal with Travelport

Air China inks deal with Travelport

Air China has elected to use Travelport’s Airline Insight business intelligence and reporting solution.The user interface, data presentation and reporting that Airline Insights offers will allow Air China teams in Agency Sales, Revenue Management and Network Planning to maximize the value that can be extracted from such a comprehensive set of industry data.

United Airlines, Air China in code-share deal

United Airlines, Air China in code-share deal

6th Jun 2015 Airline News

United Airlines and Air China are expanding their code-sharing cooperation, covering an additional 22 routes in the China and U.S. markets. With this expansion, United and Air China will codeshare together on more than 110 routes, offering customers the most comprehensive route network between the U.S. and China.

Air Canada, Air China form alliance

Air Canada, Air China form alliance

8th Nov 2014 Airline News

Air Canada and Air China have concluded a memorandum of understanding setting out the main principles for a comprehensive revenue sharing joint venture providing for an enhanced partnership on routes between Canada and China which will stimulate traffic growth between the two countries.

Air China introduces Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental to Asia

Air China introduces Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental to Asia

1st Oct 2014 Airline News

Boeing and Air China have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 747-8 Intercontinental. Air China is the first carrier in Asia to operate the passenger version of the new, fuel-efficient 747-8. The new airplane is the first of seven 747-8 Intercontinentals Air China has on order.

Air China increases Beijing - London service

Air China increases Beijing - London service

21st Sep 2014 Airline News

To meet market demand, starting October 26, 2014, Air China will increase its Beijing - London service to two daily flights. The newly added flights to London Heathrow, which will be operated with A330-200, will aim to promote exchanges between China and UK.