Air China to Launch Beijing-London Gatwick Flights

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Air China, a Star Alliance member, is to start offering direct rotations between Beijing and London Gatwick from 2 May 2012.

The flights, CA851/2, will be operated on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with A330-200 aircraft.

 The flights will depart from Beijing at 01:35 and from London Gatwick at 13:15.

 The new services mean that Air China will operate to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.

Air China has a fleet of 290 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and operates 289 routes - 73 international, 14 regional, and 202 domestic - serving a total of 142 cities, including 43 international, 4 regional and 95 domestic, in 30 countries and regions.

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