•  PopupDesign_2013

    Did you know 31% of the travelers make destination research and selection 3-5 months before their vacation

    Access the CNTO Tourism Research Reports

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.

Back to China News >

China in the News Archive >

News


  • 02/01/2016 Fun Winter Activities in China...Read More
  • 02/01/2016 With Expansion of International Tourism, China Leads Outbound Growth...Read More
  • 02/01/2016 Beijing to Protect and Renovate Last Hutong...Read More
  • 02/01/2016 Hainan Airlines Launches Changsha-Los Angeles Route...Read More
  • 01/21/2016 1,000 Americans Visiting the Great Wall on March 25...Read More
  • 01/21/2016 Hangzhou & Guizhou named to NY Times 52 Places to Go in 2016...Read More
  • 01/20/2016 China Extends Overseas Tourist Tax Refund Program to Six More Destinations...Read More
  • 01/12/2016 Hilton Worldwide Opens First Hotel In Hunan...Read More
  • 01/12/2016 Air China to Buy Six Boeing Aircraft...Read More
  • 01/11/2016 Shanghai Airport Building World’s Largest Terminals...Read More
China in the News Archives