Air China plans to start Beijing- Minsk-Budapest services from 1 May marking the only direct service from China to Belarus and Hungary.
The four-time weekly services will be operated with A330-200 aircraft. Minsk is the capital of Belarus as well as the economic, technological and cultural centre of Belarus and is also home to the headquarters of Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Budapest, on the other hand, is the capital of Hungary straddling the Danube river and is key destination for Chinese tourists.
Air China operates a fleet of 523 passenger aircraft and freighters on 322 routes, including 82 international routes, 15 regional routes and 225 domestic routes. It serves 159 cities in 32 countries and regions, including 53 international cities, three regional cities and 103 domestic cities.