Sunday, February 28, 2010

Air China lands at BIA

Air China lands at BIA
Bangalore,Feb 27, dhns:

Bangalore is now connected directly to China by air. The first flight of Air China, China’s national carrier, landed at the Bengaluru International Airport here late Saturday night. The Boeing 757 aircraft had taken off from the Chinese IT hub of Chengdu.

The first flight from Bangalore to Shanghai via Chengdu will take off from BIA on Sunday. Passengers of the Saturday flight had a welcome reception at BIA, organised by Air India, Karnataka tourism and STIC Travels.

The Air China service will fly twice a week; on every Thursday and Sunday from Bangalore to Shanghai via Chengdu. This service will offer seamless connectivity not only to China but also beyond to West Coast USA, Korea, Japan, Australia. The airline is offering exclusive promotional fares starting from Rs 20,625 for a return ticket for a booking period from February 28 to May 31.


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