New Nonstop Service between Houston and Beijing

Air China, the exclusive national flag carrier for China, has launched four weekly nonstop services between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston (IAH).

New Boeing 777-300ERs will be used for the Beijing-Houston direct service, which will start with four flights a week. With the launch of the nonstop service, Houston becomes Air China’s fifth gateway in North America, joining Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Vancouver. Air China will operate inside Terminal D at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston’s gateway for all foreign carriers.

The chart below outlines the new service schedule.

Flight Number Route Departure Arrival Schedule
CA 996 Houston-Beijing 01:00 04:50 +1 Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
CA 995 Beijing-Houston 15:00 15:40 Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun

NOTES: All times are local. “+1” stands for next-day arrival.

From left: Former NBA player Yao Ming; Houston Aviation Director Marlo Dlaz; Houston Mayor Annise Parker; Chinese Consul General in Houston Xue Erwen; Air China Limited Co-Chairwoman Wang Yinxiang; and Air China Vice-president Chi Zhihang take a photo at a ceremony to mark the launch of the non-stop service between Houston and Beijing on Thursday.

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