Air China to launch Beijing-London Gatwick flights in 2012


BEIJING, China – Air China will start offering direct rotations between Beijing and London Gatwick from May 2, 2012. The flights, CA851/2, will be operated on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday with A330-200.

They depart from Beijing at 01:35 and from London Gatwick at 13:15. The new services mean that Air China will operate to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports of London.

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By the new services, Air China will not only offer more flight options to the passengers, but also make it easier for passengers to make transfers in Beijing as a hub.