Air China to Launch Chengdu-Colombo Route

By Jesse Sokolow on 13 January 2015
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An Air China jet in Los Angeles

An Air China jet in Los Angeles

Air China announced it will begin new non-stop service between Chengdu, China and Colombo, Sri Lanka on February 10.  The carrier will operate the service four times a week, using Airbus A330 aircraft.

Flights will depart Chengdu at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, and arrive in Colombo at 9:50 p.m.  From Colombo, flights will depart at 11:10 p.m., also on the same four days, and arrive in Chengdu at 6:40 p.m. the next day.

Air China will offer all first- and business-class passengers free chauffeured transfer to downtown Chengdu from the airport for on the new flights.  The carrier will also provide free hotel stays and transfers between the hotel and airport for passengers with flights connections within 24 hours in Chengdu, as well as a free stay at a luxury hotel for first- and business class passengers with international flight connections in Chengdu.

The new route is the first to connect the cities of Chengdu and Colombo, and is Air China’s fourth service to Southeast Asia, after Kathmandu, Mumbai, and Bangalore.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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