China starting more flights to India by October

Beijing: Air China, which operated four weekly flights between Beijing and New Delhi, today announced its plans to start operating daily flights between Beijing and New Delhi starting 31 October, in view of the growing traffic between the two countries.

Air China had commenced a thrice a week service to India one year back and earlier in March this year added one more service.

It also plans to introduce two brand new Airbus 330s with 30 business class seats and 256 economy class seats to ply on the Beijing-Delhi sector.

Another international carrier, China Southern, will join the Chinese flag carrier to start three flights a week to Delhi from Guangzhou, which has over 3500 Indians.