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Air China begins Beijing-Washington, DC service

13 June 2014

Air China´s maiden capital-to-capital flight from Beijing to Washington DC arrived on June 10th and was greeted with a traditional water arch salute.

For an auspicious beginning, Chinese lion dancers drummed and danced in and around the departures level of the main terminal of Washington Dulles where a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held.

The new service will be operated by Air China´s new-generation Boeing (NYSE: BA) 777-300ER featuring three-class cabins: first class (Forbidden Pavilion), business (Capital Pavilion) and economy class.

Air China is the exclusive national flag carrier of China. It is the world´s largest airline by market capitalization, according to the International Air Transport Association. Visit


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