Air China Begins Flights to Cuba

By Jesse Sokolow on 28 December 2015
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DSC_0254 3Air China announced the start of new service its Beijing to Havana, Cuba service, with a stop in Montreal. The route is the carrier’s first service to Cuba.

Flights will depart Beijing at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, and arrive in Montreal at 4:20 p.m., and in Havana at 8:15 p.m. From Havana, flights are scheduled to depart at 9 a.m., arriving in Montreal at 2:30 p.m., and in Beijing at 5:30 p.m. the next day.

Air China will operate the service using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, equipped with eight lie-flat seats in first class, 42 lie-flat seats in business class, and 261 seats in economy class. Seats in first class are 23” wide and have a pitch of 80”.

“The Beijing-Montreal-Havana service has filled a longstanding gap in the aviation market between China and Cuba and the Caribbean,” the airline said in a statement. It will “further promote the economic, trade, cultural, and tourism development of the two regions, and offer more convenient options for travelers.”

The route is the 29th new international route that Air China has begun this year and the airline now reaches destinations on six continents.

(Photo: Accura Media Group)

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