Jan. 30, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- A special double treat awaits
-bound travelers from
March 31, 2013
's exclusive national flag carrier, upgrades its aircraft to the state of the art
and increase its frequency from 7 to 11 per week for its nonstop
"Adding new flights is a response to a consistently growing passenger demand for more convenient nonstop services between
and Beijing. Business or leisure travelers bound for
or onward to domestic Chinese cities and other destinations in
and many others, stand to benefit the most from Air China's increased capacity and convenient connecting flights," Mr.
, Air China's General Manager in
is the only airline with nonstop service between
and Beijing. It is also the only airline with first class cabin between these two cities. Current daily flights between
are CA 982 and CA 981.
The additional outbound flight, CA 990, departs from John F.
International Airport (JFK) on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at
, arriving in Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) at
local time the next day. Inbound, CA 989 leaves
also on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, arriving in
local time on the same day.
As the largest long-range twin-engine jetliner, the B777-300ER is cleaner and greener. It also brings twin-engine efficiency and reliability to the long-range market and delivers better fuel performance.