China’s Hainan Airlines today announced it plans to begin nonstop service from Tel Aviv International Airport to Beijing on April 28, 2016.
Hainan Airlines will operate flight three days a week, Tuesday, Thursdayand Sunday. The new flight complements the carrier’s existing domestic nonstop connections to Beijing and other major cities in China, such as Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen. Passengers can transfer easily to many other cities with low fares after arriving in Beijing.
Flight HU7958 will depart Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport at 13:25 pm and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport at 05:00pm the following day. The flight time is 11 hours westbound and 9 hours 30 minutes eastbound.
Hainan Airlines was founded in 1993 and has grown to be China’s largest independent airline, with a fleet of over 150 aircraft, including wide body Airbus A330 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner jetliners. With the main base in Haikou, Hainan Airlines has set up seven operational airline bases in Beijing, Xi’an, Taiyuan, Urumqi, Guangzhou, Dalian and Shenzhen. Hainan has a wide domestic network in China, serving more than 600 routes linking 90 cities, as well as points in Europe, North American and Southeast Asia.