Air China launches Direct Beijing - Lhasa Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Friday, 10 July 2009

Air China today launched direct flights between Beijing and Lhasa.

Flight times will be cut by two hours, as the new, now non-stop route, no longer goes via Chengdu.

Air China is using a wide-body Airbus A330 for the new direct Beijing - Lhasa route.

The daily flight, with the flight number CA4112, will depart from Beijing Capital Airport at 07:00 and arrive at Gonggar Airport in Lhasa at 10:50.

The flight time as around 3 hours and 50 minutes.

To maximize the safety of the flights, Required Navigation Performance (RNP), an improved method of implementing routes and flight paths, is applied on the Beijing- Lhasa route.

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