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Delta to Move Operations at Shanghai-Pudong, Codeshare with Shanghai Airlines

Delta to Move Operations at Shanghai-Pudong, Codeshare with Shanghai Airlines

Delta Air Lines announced that it plans to move operations from Terminal 2 to Terminal 1 of Shanghai-Pudong International Airport on April 13.  The move will put the carrier in the same terminal as its codeshare partner and fellow SkyTeam member China Eastern Airlines, as well as that airline’s subsidiary, Shanghai Airlines.  Delta will begin a codeshare with Shanghai Airlines once the transition is complete.
At Terminal 1, Delta passengers will …

Hotel Nikko Taizhou to Open in China

Hotel Nikko Taizhou to Open in China

Nikko Hotels announced that it plans to open a new luxury hotel in Taizhou, a city in eastern China about 155 miles (250 kilometers) Northwest of Shanghai.  The Hotel Nikko Taizhou, scheduled to open this October, will be located in Taizhou Data Industrial Park, a 716,876-square-foot (66,600-square-meter) multi-use complex.
The 19-story edifice will offer 200 rooms, as well as seven banquet and meeting rooms.  The hotel will also have a business …

Air China to Launch Additional Flights on Beijing-Milan, Beijing-Paris Routes

Air China to Launch Additional Flights on Beijing-Milan, Beijing-Paris Routes

Air China announced that it plans to increase service on both its Beijing-Milan and Beijing-Paris routes this year.  Beginning March 29, the carrier will increase its Milan route to daily flights, while, on June 1, it plans to increase its service to Paris to twice daily.
The new Milan flight will depart Beijing at 1:30 p.m. and arrive in Milan at 7:00 p.m.  From Milan, flights will depart at 9:00 p.m. …

Air China to Begin Beijing-Melbourne Route

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, …

Air China to Launch Beijing-Auckland Service, Partner with Air New Zealand

Air China to Launch Beijing-Auckland Service, Partner with Air New Zealand

Air China announced that it plans to launch a new daily route between Beijing and Auckland, New Zealand.
The service would be part of a new alliance between Air China and Air New Zealand, which would also see the Air China continue to codeshare on Air New Zealand’s daily Shanghai-Auckland service.
The alliance would open up Beijing as a market to and from New Zealand.  Air China said that it aims to …

Air China to Launch Beijing-Minsk-Budapest Service

Air China to Launch Beijing-Minsk-Budapest Service

Air China announced plans to launch one-stop service between Beijing and Budapest with a stop in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, and non-stop service from Budapest to Beijing.
The Beijing-Minsk-Budapest flight will operate four times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.  Flights will depart Beijing Capital International Airport at 1:00 p.m. local time and arrive at Minsk National Airport at 4:50 p.m. and at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport …

New Park Hyatt Resort Opens in Southern China

New Park Hyatt Resort Opens in Southern China

Hyatt announced the opening of the Park Hyatt Sanya Sunny Bay Resort on Hainan Island in Southern China.
The 753,474-square-foot (75,000-square-meter) resort has 207 guestrooms and villas, spread out over six buildings.  The structures border Nan Hu Lake, and are connected by walkways that are furnished with paintings and sculptures.
The hotel’s four-story lobby has floor-to-ceiling windows, and is decorated with wood latticework.
Guests can swim in the property’s private bay, as well …