Mon, 18 April 2016

Alitalia to Launch Rome - Beijing Flights

On 18 July 2016, Alitalia will launch direct flights between Rome and Beijing.

 The new Beijing service represents Alitalia’s third new intercontinental route of 2016, following Santiago de Chile (starting 1 May) and Mexico City (starting 16 June).

"We are committed to strengthen our presence in the Far East. The new route to Beijing represents a crucial investment for Alitalia as we continue to expand our network through increased long-haul flying to strategic markets,” said Alitalia’s Chief Executive Officer, Cramer Ball.

Departure from Rome Fiumicino is scheduled for every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 14:20, arriving in Beijing at 06:20 the next day.

 Departure from Beijing will take place every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 21:15, arriving in Rome at 14:25.

This schedule offers convenient connections in Rome Fiumicino to customers traveling from 50 cities in Italy, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.

Passengers flying to Beijing will be able to connect to more than 30 destinations with SkyTeam Alliance partners China Southern and China Eastern.

Alitalia also serves China with Etihad Airways codeshare flights, via Abu Dhabi, to Beijing, Shanghai and Chendou.

Alitalia will operate an Airbus A330 aircraft between Rome and Beijing with 250 seats equipped with three cabin classes: Business, Premium Economy and Economy.

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