Air China is to launch flights between Beijing
and Astana and Beijing and Zurich.
The Beijing-Astana route will be launched
on 1 June, the same month that the 2017 World Expo will open in
Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan. The event is expected to
attract visitors from all over the world.
The airline will operate the Beijing-Astana
route three times
weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays with Airbus A320
flight will depart Beijing at 17:20 to arrive at 21:00. The inbound
flight is scheduled to depart Astana at 22:30 to arrive at 05:30.
The Beijing - Zurich route will be launched on 7
Air China will operate the Beijing - Zurich
times per week, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The
outbound flight departs Beijing at 02:35 and arrives at 07:25; the
inbound flight departs Zurich at 12:55 and arrives at 05:05.
The flights will be operated by an Airbus
A330-200 featuring business class seats that can be fully reclined
up to 180 degrees. Premium economy seats offer 120% more leg room
than regular economy class, and economy class seats are
ergonomically designed to reduce fatigue. All seats feature a
personal entertainment system.
Tony Fernandes (AirAsia) and Gary Chapman (Emirates) Talk Aviation
@ WTTC Global Summit 2017 - HD Video as well as other
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