China Airlines increases flights to Bangkok and Los Angeles

Travel News Asia Thursday, 6 April 2006

China Airlines is to increase flights on its Kaohsiung-Bangkok and Taipei-Los Angeles routes in April and May, respectively.

Two weekly flights have been added to the Kaohsiung-Bangkok route. The newly added flights CI 697 depart every Tuesday and Thursday at 07:40 from Kaohsiung, and arrive in Bangkok at 10:00. Return flight CI 698 leaves Bangkok every Tuesday and Thursday at 11:00 and arrives in Kaohsiung at 15:20. With these new flights, China Airlines now operates 9 flights per week on the Kaohsiung-Bangkok round trip route, up from 7 flights per week. A code share cooperation with Thai Airways International is also available on this route.

China Airlines will also add two weekly evening flights to the Taipei-Los Angeles route. Beginning on 17 May 2006, newly added flight CI 028 will depart every Wednesday and Sunday at 23:30 from Taipei, and arrive in Los Angeles the same day at 20:15. Return flight CI 027 will leave Los Angeles every Monday and Thursday at 01:00 and arrive in Taipei at 05:55 the next day.

After the new LAX flights are added, China Airlines will operate 16 flights per week on the Taipei-Los Angeles route, up from the original 14 flights per week, all using modern B747-400 passenger jets. China Airlines also has a code-share cooperation with Delta Air  Lines that passengers can use to fly from Los Angeles onward to New York, Boston, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Orlando, Tampa, Fort Lauderdale and Honolulu.

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