31 March 2014
Air China said it plans to start Beijing to Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city in the Far East which boasts magnificent sceneries and varied cultural attractions.
The four-times weekly service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday. The outbound flight departs at 06: 25 Beijing time and arrives at 11: 35 local time; the return flight departs at 12: 35 local time and arrives at 12: 00 Beijing time.
The Beijing – Vladivostok service is Air China´s third route to Russia after Beijing – Moscow and Beijing – Chita were introduced. It will bring the number of Air China´s European routes up to 24, giving passengers easy access to 20 leading European cities.
Air China is a member carrier of Star Alliance, the world´s largest airline network, and utilizing the extensive route network of the Star Alliance, Air China can fly passengers to 1,328 destinations in 195 countries. With the new service, passengers can fly from other parts of the world to Vladivostok or continue their journey to other cities of Russia and Europe via Air China´s hub in Beijing.