Air China coming to Washington Dulles (IAD)

Air China is starting service to Washington Dulles (IAD) from Beijing (PEK) from next month – June 2014. It will operate 3 times a week on a 777-300ER aircraft. United already flies non-stop to Beijing from Dulles, so this adds more flights on this busy route. Air China is the first Chinese carrier to start flying to IAD.

Air China is a Star Alliance member. This is a big boost for IAD which already has 12 other Star Alliance members already flying here:

  1. United
  2. Air Canada
  3. Lufthansa
  4. Austrian
  5. Turkish
  6. SAS
  7. Copa Airlines
  8. Ethiopian
  9. South African Airlines
  10. Avianca
  11. Brussels Airlines
  12. ANA

Planned Air China schedule (source:

CA817 PEK1300 – 1435IAD 77W x357
CA818 IAD1635 – 1815+1PEK 77W x357

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