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Air China launches express customs clearance in Australia

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-Austra...

2011-05-11 06:21 1541

Proposed Joint Marketing Alliance Between Air China Singapore and Industrial & Commercial Bank of China Limited to Develop High End Travelers Market

BEIJING, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Since the beginning of March 2011, Air China Singapore has increased its investment in its flight capacity for the Singapore to Beijing route, in particular the capacity of first & business class seats increased 30%. Therefore, the objective of increasing th...

2011-05-05 13:50 1702

Air China Launches New Route to Capital of Fashion and Art

Roundtrip Beijing-Milan flights to start at RMB2,600 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 i...

2011-04-29 07:31 1524

Air China Launches New Route to Athens, Greece, the City of the Violet Crown

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 lar...

2011-04-28 17:29 1101

Air China and China Telecom Sign a Strategic Cooperation Framework Agreement

BEIJING, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China and China Telecom signed a strategic cooperation framework agreement on April 19 in Beijing, marking the establishment of a multi-faceted strategic partnership and an important step in deepening cooperation in the information technology industry...

2011-04-21 18:49 1567

Air China Cargo Officially Launches First Freight Route from Dalian to Europe

Americas, Japan and Asia Pacific Accessible Through Shanghai Transit Hub BEIJING, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- At 10:20 am on April 15, an Air China Cargo B747-400 freighter aircraft took off from Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport heading to Frankfurt, Germany, via Shanghai's Pudong ...

2011-05-04 17:19 1996

Air China Passengers to Take Key Role in Star Alliance Seat Survey

BEIJING, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- As a member of the Star Alliance, the world's largest airline group, Air China is this week giving its customers the chance to have their say in an important decision the alliance is making globally. The Star Alliance aims to enhance passenger satisfactio...

2011-04-20 13:23 1842

Air China Lays on 28 Charter Flights to Evacuate 9,000 Chinese Stranded in Libya

BEIJING, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has completed its biggest ever overseas humanitarian mission by evacuating 9,000 Chinese nationals from Libya, which has been suffering from widespread unrest in recent weeks. The airline laid on 28 charter flights to transport back to China the...

2011-03-22 20:00 1538

Up to USD50 Discounts on Air China Tickets Bought With PayPal

BEIJING, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- To promote the introduction of PayPal as a payment method, Air China is offering discounts to international customers who use PayPal to buy their flights on the airline's U.S., Australian or Singaporean websites. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2008/1...

2011-04-15 00:31 1133

Air China Providing 11.5% More Seats This Chinese New Year

National flag carrier offering discounts of up to 80% on flights during Spring Festival holiday BEIJING, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China is laying on 11.5% more seats this Chinese New Year holiday compared to last year, helping tens of thousands more people get home to their families...

2011-04-26 18:19 1587

Air China Expands With Second Daily Nonstop Flight From Los Angeles to Beijing 

--Steady growth of China's exclusive national carrier continues with the addition of a second daily nonstop flight in September 2011-- EL SEGUNDO, Ca., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- More seats will be available for business and leisure travelers to and from the United States and Mainland China...

2011-01-13 22:11 1382

Air China Offers Transit Tourism Services to Passengers Passing Through Chengdu

Service offers tourist information, discount tours and free dining coupons BEIJING, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has launched its first transit tourism services for international travelers, giving those with time to kill transiting through Chengdu Shuangliu Airport a chance to exp...

2011-04-12 14:16 2194

Air China Launches Flight-Shuttle Bus Combined Ticket for Domestic Routes

Service to bring greater convenience and flexibility to passengers BEIJING, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China today became the first Chinese airline to offer combined tickets that include domestic flights and shuttle bus services to nearby cities. The first combined flight-shuttle bus ...

2010-12-28 22:43 1965

PayPal Online Payment Service Now Available on Air China's Website

BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China announced that PayPal's online payment service is now available on Air China's website. From December 20th travelers can book and purchase tickets using PayPal on Air China's website in the United States, Australia, Singapore and South Korea. ...

2010-12-20 12:00 2244

Air China Receives Top Spanish Tourism Award

(Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/12/03/20101203188048.jpg ) (Photo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/12/03/2010120365238.jpg ) Recognized for maintaining direct flights between China and Spain BEIJING, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China yesterday received Spain's highest tour...

2010-12-03 19:39 1847

Air China Launches its First Direct Route from Chengdu to Japan

BEIJING, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China will launch a direct route from Chengdu to Tokyo on September 22, 2010. Air China is the first airline to launch a direct route to Japan from Southwest China. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2008/12/26/200812261146-min.jpg ) On September 2...

2010-09-22 19:30 1134

Air China Launches Several New Routes to Popular Tourist Destinations

Manzhouli, Korla and Qingdao now accessible to more travelers around China BEIJING, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China has launched several new routes for the late summer and autumn seasons, giving further options to customers who plan on travelling over the coming months. A number of new tour...

2010-09-23 19:48 1335

Air China Becomes the Only Strategic Partner of the China International Fair for Investment and Trade

BEIJING, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China became the only airline partner of the 14th, 15th and 16th China International Fair for Investment and Trade. From 2010 to 2012, Air China will provide sponsor resources, the value of which will exceed 10 million RMB, and will include cash and free tic...

2010-08-18 05:58 1819

Air China's Fleet Revamping in Top Gear

BEIJING, July 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Building a strong fleet is seen as one of the most important strategies in a carrier's growth. To seek its competitive edge in the global airline market, Air China is pressing ahead with its plan to introduce wide-bodied airliners to its fleet and make its f...

2010-07-21 09:44 1359

Air China Launches New PhoenixMiles Promotion

Passengers now receive additional mileage awards when buying tickets BEIJING, July 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Air China's PhoenixMiles frequent flyers can now receive extra frequent flyer rewards when they purchase tickets. An additional 500 kilometers are awarded to those who purchase domestic...

2010-07-07 17:02 1537