Starting on June 1, Air China, or the China's flagship carrier, will add a second daily service between Beijing and Paris, it was announced Friday.
General manager of Air China France and Belgium Ding Qi told a press conference that the new flight CA875 is scheduled to depart Beijing Capital International Airport at 02:05 local time and to land at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport at 07:25 local time.
The inbound flight CA876 is scheduled to depart Paris at 14:10 local time, and the estimated time of arrival at Beijing is 06:30 local time the next day.
As an addition to the current service CA933/934 operated with a Boeing 777-300er, the new CA875/876 will be operated with an Airbus 330-200 aircraft.
From June 1, Air China will be capable of transporting each week about 10,000 passengers on board its 38 flights between China and France, among them 28 Beijing-Paris and 10 Shanghai-Paris flights.