Air China to Begin Beijing-Melbourne Route
Air China announced that it will launch new, non-stop service between Beijing and Melbourne, Australia, on June 1. The carrier will first operate the service four times a week, using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
The route will be the first non-stop linking the two cities.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing Capital International Airport at 2:00 a.m. and arrive in at Melbourne Airport at 3:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sunday. From Melbourne, flights will depart at 8:40 p.m., also on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and arrive in Beijing at 6:30 a.m. the next day.
Beginning October 25, the carrier will begin to operate daily.
Air China’s A330-200s are equipped with 30 lie-flat seats in business class and 207 seats in economy. Seats in business class are 21” wide, and have a pitch of 80”.
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