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New Hyatt Regency Opens in Beijing

New Hyatt Regency Opens in Beijing

Hyatt announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. The property is the first of the brand’s hotels to open in the capital city.
The new hotel has 348 guestrooms, with a décor that includes oak wood, beige marble, green marble, and wood grain patterned carpeting. The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness center and an indoor pool.
Guests can dine at the hotel’s five restaurants and bars, including the Lounge, …

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China to Begin Beijing-Hanoi Flights

Air China announced plans to launch new service between Beijing and Hanoi, Vietnam, on June 1. The carrier will operate the route four times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing at 1:25 a.m. and arrive in Hanoi at 4:15 a.m. Flights from Hanoi will depart at 5:45 a.m. and arrive in Beijing at 10:25 a.m.
Air China will use Airbus A321 aircraft equipped with …

American Airlines to End Chicago-Beijing, Boost Presence in Caribbean

American Airlines to End Chicago-Beijing, Boost Presence in Caribbean

American Airlines announced multiple new routes to Hawaii and the Caribbean as well as changes to its winter schedule.
The Fort Worth-based carrier will add new winter seasonal service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Honolulu International Airport. The service will be operated using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
In addition, the airline is adding four new routes to the Caribbean from Chicago, namely to Aruba, Grand Cayman, Nassau, and Providenciales.
American is increasing …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Guangzhou-Tel Aviv Route

Hainan Airlines to Launch Guangzhou-Tel Aviv Route

Hainan Airlines announced that it will introduce new service between Guangzhou and Tel Aviv on August 2. The carrier will operate the route three times a week, using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Guangzhou at 1:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, arriving in Tel Aviv at 8:50 a.m. From Tel Aviv, flights will depart at 12:45 p.m., also on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive in …

Air Belgium to Launch First Flights, Will Link Brussels with Hong Kong

Air Belgium to Launch First Flights, Will Link Brussels with Hong Kong

Air Belgium announced that it would begin its first flights to Hong Kong from Brussels on April 30.
The airline was founded in 1979 and was recently relaunched as a premium long-haul carrier,
Flights will depart Brussels South Charleroi Airport at 2 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Hong Kong International Airport at 7 30 a.m. the next day. Return flights are scheduled to depart Hong Kong at …

Air China to Launch Beijing-Panama City via Houston

Air China to Launch Beijing-Panama City via Houston

Air China announced it plans to offer service between Beijing and Panama City with an intermediate stop in Houston, Texas.
The move follows the establishment of diplomatic relations between China and Panama in 2017.
The Beijing-based carrier will operate the flights using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. The 777 is equipped with eight fully lie-flat seats in the first-class cabin and 22 fully lie-flat seats in business.
Flights will operate on Thursdays and Sundays and …

Hainan Airlines Links Shenzhen with Brussels, Madrid

Hainan Airlines Links Shenzhen with Brussels, Madrid

Hainan Airlines announced the launch of new service from Shenzhen to both Brussels and Madrid. The route to Brussels as the carrier’s third to the Belgian capital, while the service to Madrid is the airline’s first between China and Spain.
Flights from Shenzhen to Brussels are scheduled to depart at 9:25 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays and arrive at 4 p.m. From Brussels, flights will depart at 8:20 p.m. and arrive …