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2011-06-15 01:00:00

BEIJING, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- With Air China's flight CA949 taking to the sky on June 15, the carrier's direct rotations between Beijing and Milan were introduced to the market. Milan was the third European destination introduced by Air China in 2011 following Dusseldorf, Germany and Athens, Greece. Up to now, Air China operates flights to 13 European cities, which means the carrier serves the largest number of European destinations among Chinese carriers. (Logo:...

2011-06-14 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China Limited has officially launched its online check-in service for flights out of New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver to Beijing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) The recent launch in Air China's gateways in North America brings to 21 the total number of international cities with web check-in service. Travelers in more than 60 domestic cities in China have been enjoying this benefit for...

2011-06-06 09:52:00

SINGAPORE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia Airlines is to join oneworld®, adding one of aviation's most frequent award winners to the world's leading quality airline alliance. Malaysia Airlines was unanimously elected a oneworld member designate by the Chief Executives of the alliance's member airlines, at a meeting on the sidelines of IATA's 2011 World Air Transport Summit, which opens in Singapore today. A formal alliance membership agreement will be completed...

2011-05-26 05:00:00

BEIJING, May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- In appreciation of the support and trust of Phoenix Miles members, the marketing department of Air China invited 40 platinum members of the Phoenix Miles frequent flyer program to experience a wonderful journey to the Arab world in April and May of 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) Air China chose 40 platinum members who had the largest number of frequent flyer miles in 2010. Those members were taken in two...

2011-05-17 23:40:00

BEIJING, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On May 18th, Air China resumed its Beijing-Athens scheduled service. Passengers traveling between China and Greece will enjoy more convenience. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO) On 9:30 p.m., May 17th, Air China held a grand resumption ceremony at Terminal 3, Beijing Capital International Airport. Leaders from Ministry of Foreign Affairs of P.R. China, CAAC, and Airport Authorities as well as the leaders from Ministry...

2011-05-11 04:36:00

BEIJING, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways have announced the consolidation of their cargo businesses in a Beijing ceremony to launch the new Air China Cargo. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Air China will hold 51% of the shares and Cathay Pacific will hold 25% of the shares and 24% of economic interests in Air China Cargo. Air China Cargo's Board of Directors has four Air China members and three Cathay Pacific members....

2011-05-09 04:32:00

BEIJING, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- On April 21, a Boeing 747-400 made its first Air China Cargo flight from Chengdu to Shanghai. Using Air China Cargo's network, shipments from Europe can be quickly transported to Chengdu, and goods from Chengdu can now be easily transported through the Air China hub in Shanghai to the rest of the world. The new air shipping corridor is another step in China's campaign to develop the western part of the country. (Photo:...

2011-05-06 05:30:00

BEIJING, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China recently launched an express customs clearance service in Sydney and Melbourne which will allow Air China's VIP passengers to pass quickly and easily through customs. Air China is the first Chinese airline to launch this service on any China-Australia route. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080625/CNW017LOGO ) Air China officially launched this exclusive express service on its Australia routes on April 15th. Air China's VIP...

2011-04-26 02:08:00

BEIJING, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China announced today the impending launch of its new route between Beijing and Milan on June 15. The route will be serviced by a wide-body Airbus A330. As the second largest city in Italy, Milan is world-famous for its fashion, art and culture. Air China is the only Chinese airline to fly direct routes to the city from Beijing, greatly benefiting travelers in pursuit of fashion and art. Roundtrip airfare for the first flight on June 15...

2011-04-25 01:06:00

BEIJING, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China announced today that it will launch a new route between Beijing and Athens via Munich on May 15. The route will be serviced by the large-capacity, wide-body Airbus A330. Located on the southern tip of the Balkan Peninsula, Athens is Greece's largest city and capital, and is the eighth-largest city in Europe. With a subtropical Mediterranean climate, the city is cradled between mountains and the Aegean Sea. Athens is one of the world's...