AIR China and Hawaii Tourism Authority have announced that the airline will launch direct flights from Beijing to Hawaii on January 21 next year.
The thrice-weekly flight service departs Beijing at 01.30 to land in Hawaii at 18.25 one day earlier. Return flights leave Hawaii at 21.55 and touches down in Beijing at 05.20 on the third day.
The new route will meet the surging demand for air services of Chinese travellers to Hawaii and spare travellers living around Beijing the need to transfer in Shanghai.
Hawaii becomes Air China’s sixth destination in North America after New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Vancouver.