29 MARCH 2010


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Article from BTNews 29 MARCH 2010

China and premium economy

AIR CHINA is to launch Premium Economy on its domestic routes, a clear demonstration of how the country is moving ahead on the commercial front and also the lengths of some of the internal services.  It is the first Chinese carrier to offer such a service.  Initially it will be available on the Beijing – Shanghai and Beijing – Guangzhou routes.  Over the coming years, Air China plans to purchase 23 Airbus A330-300 aircraft with 20 Premium Economy seats, effectively the first three rows, and 291 Economy.  Air China now has 10m members in its frequent flyers programme. www.airchina.com.cn

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