Airline news and deals
Updated: 2012-05-13 07:50
Beijing - Bangkok: Hainan Airlines will open direct flights between Beijing and Bangkok on July 13. The flight departs from Beijing at 8:10 pm every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and arrives at Bangkok at 12:30 am the next day. The return flight leaves Bangkok at 1:30 am every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and lands in Beijing at 7:20 am. More information at www.hnair.com.
Guangzhou-Vancouver: China Southern Airlines is offering a discount on roundtrip flights between Guangzhou and Vancouver in economy class as well as business class for those who order tickets on its website. The flight dates should be between June 1 and July 31 from Guangzhou to Vancouver, and July 1 and July 31 for the return trip. More information at www.csair.com.
Guangdong-US: Air China is promoting its one-way and roundtrip flights from Guangzhou, Zhuhai, Shantou and Zhanjiang in Guangdong province, to New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver, until the end of this year. The flights dates should be either between May 4 and June 30, or Sept 1 and Dec 31. More information at www.airchina.com.
China-Europe deals: British Airways offers special fares from Beijing or Shanghai to Britain and other European destinations.
Travelers who book Club World business class return tickets on ba.com by May 21 will enjoy special fares from 23,760 yuan and 24,400 yuan for departure from Shanghai and Beijing respectively - a saving of 20 percent on the normal fare.
The offer is available for outbound travel from Beijing or Shanghai from now until Sept 10 to any one of seven British destinations and 18 European countries. To book and for further information, please visit ba.com.
(China Daily 05/13/2012 page16)