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Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Flights Between Qingdao and London

Beijing Capital Airlines to Launch Flights Between Qingdao and London

Beijing Capital Airlines announced that it will begin new non-stop service between London and Qingdao, China on November 17. The carrier will operate the service twice a week.
Flights will depart Qingdao Liuting International Airport at 3:05 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays, and will arrive at London Heathrow International Airport at 7:50 p.m. From London, flights are scheduled to depart at 10 p.m. and arrive in Qingdao at 5:30 p.m. the …

Air China to Begin Beijing-Brisbane Flights

Air China to Begin Beijing-Brisbane Flights

Air China announced that it will begin new service between Beijing and Brisbane on December 11 this year. The carrier will operate the route four days a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.
Flights will depart Beijing at 2:30 a.m. and arrive in Brisbane at 3:10 p.m. From Brisbane, flights are scheduled to depart at 7:30 p.m. and arrive back in Beijing at 4:45 a.m. the next day.
Air China will …

Air China to Launch Beijing-Athens Route

Air China to Launch Beijing-Athens Route

Air China announced that it will begin new flights between Beijing and Athens, Greece on September 30. The carrier will operate the service twice a week using Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Beijing at 2:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays, and arrive in Athens at 8:15 a.m. Flights from Athens to Beijing will depart at 2:15 p.m. and arrive at 4:30 a.m. the next morning.
Air China’s Airbus A330-200s …

Air China to Begin Non-Stop Beijing-Jakarta Flights

Air China to Begin Non-Stop Beijing-Jakarta Flights

Air China announced plans to launch new non-stop service between Beijing and Jakarta, Indonesia on September 26.
The airline currently offers Beijing-Xiamen-Jakarta service, although without the stopover in Xiamen, the flight time will be reduced to approximately seven hours.
Flights will depart Beijing at 4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, arriving in Jakarta at 10:30 p.m. Flights from Jakarta to Beijing are scheduled to depart at 12:30 a.m. on Mondays, …

New Hyatt Regency Opens in Shanghai

New Hyatt Regency Opens in Shanghai

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts announced the opening of the Hyatt Regency Shanghai Global Harbor. Located in the city’s Putuo District, the hotel is the seventh of the company’s properties to open in Shanghai.
The hotel is part of the city’s Global Harbor development, which includes a high-end shopping mall, an office tower, exhibition spaces, and restaurants. The property has 318 guestrooms, 26 of which are suites, each with a 65” LED …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-New York Flights

Hainan Airlines to Launch Chengdu-New York Flights

Hainan Airlines announced that it will begin new service between Chengdu and New York on October 26. The route will be the carrier’s second non-stop to North America from Chengdu, after its Chengdu-Los Angeles route.
Flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport will initially depart on Thursdays and Saturdays, while flights to Chengdu will operate on Fridays and Sundays. Beginning October 29, flights to New York will switch to …

Hainan Airlines to Begin Beijing-Belgrade Flights

Hainan Airlines to Begin Beijing-Belgrade Flights

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service to Belgrade, Serbia from Beijing, with a stopover in Prague, on September 15.
The route would be an extension of the carrier’s current Beijing-Prague service, which the airline operates on Mondays and Fridays.
Hainan will operate the Beijing-Prague-Belgrade flights using Airbus A330-300 aircraft, equipped with 32 lie-flat seats in business class and 260 seats in economy. Business-class seats are 21” wide and …