CHINA: Air China expands domestic and int’l routes

In step with the rapid recovery of the Chinese aviation industry over the past six months, Air China has announced that it will be expanding a number of its domestic and international flight routes. On the domestic side, Air China has launched four new routes and internationally the carrier has launched two new routes, one […]


In step with the rapid recovery of the Chinese aviation industry over the past six months, Air China has announced that it will be expanding a number of its domestic and international flight routes.

On the domestic side, Air China has launched four new routes and internationally the carrier has launched two new routes, one between Beijing International Airport and Tokyo Haneda International Airport, the other one between Hangzhou and Frankfurt.

From 20 December, Air China will resume its Beijing-Madrid-Sao Paulo service. The carrier will increase the number of flights from Beijing to Stockholm from 25 October with an A330 departing from Beijing four times a week. Concurrently, it will offer a daily flight from Beijing to Rome for the first time and from 27 October it will launch a direct flight from Hangzhou to Frankfurt.

To accommodate the increasing demand for domestic flights Air China, from 25 October, will launch three new domestic routes, including Beijing to Daqing; Chengdu to Zhuhai; and Shenzhen to Dazhou.

From end-August Air China launched routes from six Mainland cities to Taipei comprising 27 round trip services per week.