Air China is owned by the People's Republic of China and is the second largest commercial carrier behind China Southern Airlines.
A proud member of Star Alliance since 2007, Air china is the official national flag carrier of the People's republic of china. Air china currently offers 10 weekly non-stop flights between Vancouver and Beijing with additional code-share services from both Vancouver and Toronto operated by Star Alliance partner Air canada.
Air China operates a modern fleet of more than 300 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Features are specific to A330 aircraft currently operating the Vancouver -Beijing route. This is a new spacious aircraft equipped with on demand entertainment in every seat, offering a variety of multi- lingual Audio-Video entertainment, including Chinese and International films, music, games and more.
A fully redesigned business class cabin has reduced seating from 36 to 30, the new seats can be reclined into a 180 degree fully-flat bed (194cm by 61cm). Enhanced amenities include AVOD on individual 15" LCD touch screens, adjustable reading lights and in-seat power supplies for personal electronics.
Specially designed menus include Chinese cuisine and feature specialities featured from different regions of the world. Premium champagnes, wines, cocktails, soft beverages and snack-services are served throughout the flight.
A 34" seat pitch along with a 120 degree recline and 19" width make for a comfortable journey
Complete complimentary meal service on all mid/long-haul flights offers a selection of appetizing Chinese and Western dishes with a selection of beer, wine and soft drinks.
Economy passengers enjoy Audio-Visual entertainment on-demand with personal 8.4" LCD screens.
Air China provides complimentary services including Concierge, Arrival lounge and Transfers. A dedicated concierge will greet passengers at the arrival gate, and escort them through immigration and customs. Transfer services provide round trip transportation in a private chauffeured luxury car to and from the airport.
Air China premium class Lounges are locate on the 3rd Floor of Terminal 3 for Domestic passengers and the 2nd floor of Terminal 3 for International passengers.
A proud member of Star Alliance since 2007. Star Alliance members enjoy a wide range of benefits when travelling on Air China services whether international or within China.
Truly a global carrier, Air China serves 264 routes covering 29 countries in Asia, Australasia, Europe, North America and South America. When travelling from any of 4 North American gateways (Vancouver, New York JFK, Los Angeles and San F rancisco) nonstop to Beijing with connection to almost anywhere in China with 92 domestic destinations and 134 destinations in 29 counties and regions.
Air China's commitment to Canada continues to grow with expanded services from Vancouver and Toronto planned for late 2012.