Articles Tagged ‘Air China’

Air China launches three times weekly service from Beijing to Melbourne

Air China launches three times weekly service from Beijing to Melbourne

Air China has launched a three times weekly service between Beijing and Melbourne. Melbourne Airport has celebrated the Year of the Rabbit with the return of several major Chinese airlines, including China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Sichuan Airlines, and Beijing Capital Airlines.

Air China launches new route from Shanghai to Athens

Air China launches new route from Shanghai to Athens

Air China has launched a new route between Shanghai and Athens. It adds to the airline’s existing route to Athens from Beijing. A special event was held at Athens International Airport to celebrate the inaugural flight on the Shanghai-Athens route, with a spectacular route launch cake.

Budapest Airport welcomes Air China route to Chongqing

Budapest Airport welcomes Air China route to Chongqing

Budapest Airport continues to expand its route network and connections to Asia. Air China has established the return of Chongqing to the Hungarian gateway’s route map. The service will operate weekly on Fridays, utilising the carrier’s 301-seat A330-300s on the 7,437-kilometre sector.


Budapest Airport resurrects links to Beijing

Budapest Airport resurrects links to Beijing

Budapest Airport continues its route network enhancement welcoming the return of its latest airline partner, Air China. The Chinese flag carrier will once again operate a weekly direct connection between Hungary’s capital city and Beijing, using 237-seat A330-200s on the 7,326-kilometre sector.

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

China Southern world’s third-largest airline this winter

The world’s top-20 airline list has seen huge change this winter, with China Southern now third. Chinese carriers now have seven places and Asian airlines 11.

Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

Boeing 737 Classic seats totalled 44 million last year, down 224 million since 2010

In 2010, Boeing’s 737 Classics had 268 million seats globally. Last year, they had 44 million. We look at the evolution of the type and top airlines and routes for each series.


LOT adds Beijing Daxing flights from Warsaw

LOT adds Beijing Daxing flights from Warsaw

LOT Polish Airlines adds Beijing Daxing flights; 83% of Poland – China demand still unserved.

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees highest YOY growth; Shanghai – Iceland coming

China to Europe sees 48 European and 34 Chinese airports. In 2019, 2.4m extra seats were added, the biggest ever, with over 50 new routes. Keflavik coming.

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways becomes first international airline at Daxing

British Airways moves its daily Heathrow – Beijing flights to Daxing airport; it becomes the first international service to the new facility.


Air China arrives in Nice

Air China arrives in Nice

Air China launches direct services between Beijing and Nice.

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China moves Chengdu-London service from Gatwick to Heathrow

Air China switches its three times weekly link between the two cities to Europe’s busiest airport.

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe's fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

Moscow Sheremetyevo is Europe’s fastest-growing long-haul hub in S19; Frankfurt, Heathrow cut, but BA retains lead

OAG Schedules Analyser data states that long-haul seat capacity from Russia’s biggest airport is set to grow by an impressive 26% in S19, while Heathrow and Frankfurt are reporting slight reductions. With long-haul capacity from Europe set to grow by 2.4% this summer, we reveal the winners and losers.