Air China is to launch non-stop flights between Beijing and Athens.
The service, scheduled to commence on 30
September 2017, will be
operated twice a week with Airbus 330-200 aircraft, reducing the
journey time between Beijing and Athens to just 10.5 hours.
Air China will operate the new route every
Wednesday and Saturday. The outbound
flight, CA863, will depart Beijing at 02:30 and arrive in Athens at 08:15.
CI864 will depart Athens at 14:15 and arrive in Beijing
at 04:30 the next day (all times are local).
Air China offers the largest selection of routes
between China and Europe. The new Beijing-Athens service will
bring the total number of routes to 26, with an offering of 300
flights per week to 19 major European destinations, including
London, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, Rome, Moscow, Barcelona
and Madrid, all serviced by wide-body aircraft.
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