Hainan Airline launches direct flights between Beijing and Bali launched

2013-12-31 11:55
Hanoi - Starting January 15, 2014 China’s fourth largest airline – Hainan Airline - will launch its three times regular weekly flights from Beijing, China, direct to Denpasar, capital city of Bali, Indonesia.

Using Boeing 767-300 ER aircraft with a capacity for 223 passengers, the Bali flights will operate every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Beijing-Bali will take 7.5 hours, the shortest time from northern China to Bali.

The Bali flights are operated in cooperation with CAISSA Touristic (Group) AG.

The inaugural flight will be covered by invited Chinese mainstream media, TV channels, radio stations, websites and newspapers aimed at the high end market. Invited media will stay in Bali for a week to explore the many attractions of Bali and surrounding islands.

The flights are expected to generate 30 000 Chinese tourists. According to the National Statistics Bureau of China, each tourist is estimated to spend on average US$3 000, so that the with these new flights Chinese tourists will spend US$90 million on the holiday island of Bali and other Indonesian destinations.
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