Air China to Enhance its Vancouver-Beijing Schedule to 11 Weekly Flights
BEIJING, March 25, 2013
BEIJING, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- At its 2012-2013 annual gala in
Vancouver to thank its partners in Canada on March 8, 2013, Air China
announced that starting May 17, it will extend its Beijing-Vancouver schedule
by adding another flight CA997/8, which will operate on Tuesday, Thursday,
Friday and Sunday with A330-200. The new addition will bring Air China's
number of weekly Beijing-Vancouver flights to 11.
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The new Beijing-Vancouver flight will meet increasing market demand, offering
passengers another convenient travel option and more benefits. At the gala,
Air China Vancouver General Manager Xu Junhong presented the "2012 Outstanding
Performance Award" to over 10 travel agents in Canada, saying Air China will
continue to give partners full support and help facilitate China-Canada
Mr. Yuan Zhanling, Commercial Counsellor of the Consulate General of China in
Vancouver, said that having operated the Vancouver route for 25 years, Air
China has made important contributions to furthering China-Canada economic
and cultural exchanges, and he spoke in glowing terms of Air China's services
Mr. Grant Lin, Air China Lifetime Platinum Member, President, Yuanheng
Holdings Ltd. and Chairman of Fujian Provincials Canada Association, also
delivered a speech. He said Air China has been providing very good services
and he looks forward to the new flight and the aircraft to be used to operate
The gala was held at Rosewood Hotel Georgia in downtown Vancouver. Over 120
guests from government, travel agencies, partner organizations and media were
invited to the gala. Beautiful gifts were prepared for the guests. Big prizes
like round-trip Vancouver-Beijing tickets were presented to winners.
About Air China
Air China is China's only national flag carrier and a Star Alliance member
carrier. In addition to commercial operations, it also provides special flight
services for the country's state leaders on official visit to other countries.
By a fleet of 432 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, including those operated by the
entities we have a majority stake in, we run over 280 routes in 30 countries
and regions. Thanks to our admission to the Star Alliance, our route network
is able to place 1356 destinations in 193 countries within our reach.
PhoenixMiles, our customer loyalty program, now boasts over 25 million
For more information, please visit our website www.airchina.com .
Contact: Xingyu Zhao, Marketing Brand Assistant of Air China Limited,
+86-10-61462395, or firstname.lastname@example.org
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