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Air China to commence new Beijing-Vladivostok service in June
Author:[Shipping Gazette]        Created Time:2014-4-2 10:41:42       

Air China to commence new Beijing-Vladivostok service in June

AIR China plans to start Beijing-Vladivostok, Russia service on June 3, operating four times weekly.

Service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

The outbound flight departs at 0625 hrs Beijing time and arrives at 1135 hrs local time; the return flight departs at 1235 hrs local time and arrives at 1200 hrs Beijing time, a company statement posted by PRNewswire said.

In terms of Chinese travellers to Russia, it stood at number three in the destination market rankings in 2012, behind Moscow and St Petersburg, and is the largest Far East market for Chinese travellers.

In 2012, 43,000 Chinese travellers came to Vladivostok, representing a fourfold increase.

The Beijing-Vladivostok service is the airline third route to Russia. It brings the number of European routes to 24, giving passengers access to 20 European cities.