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Air China's first Boeing 747-8i. Boeing 747-89L B-2485 LN (MSN) 41191.
Air China's first Boeing 747-8i takes off from Paine Field, Everett, WA, USA. Boeing 747-89L B-2485 LN (MSN) 41191. Boeing image.

Air China to begin a direct Mumbai-Beijing service

Chinese national carrier, Air China will launch a direct service from Mumbai, India to Beijing, China from 25 October 2015. The service will be operated by an Airbus A330-300 in a 301 passenger configuration with 30 seats in Business class, 16 seats in Premium Economy and 255 seats in Economy Class.

The airline will be discontinuing it’s existing Mumbai – Chengdu – Shanghai service.

The new service will operate four times a week on Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday. The outbound flight will depart Mumbai at 02:30 IST and arrive in Beijing at 11:20 CST. The return flight will depart Beijing at 19:40 CST and will arrive next day in Mumbai at 01:00 IST.

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