Beijing Capital Airlines begins services between Vancouver and Hangzhou

Juliette O'Neill
By Juliette O'Neill August 22, 2016 14:36

Beijing Capital Airlines begins services between Vancouver and Hangzhou

Beijing Capital Airlines (BCA) will begin service between Vancouver and Hangzhou, via Qingdao on December 30, 2016. The new, thrice-weekly service utilising an A330, marks the first time Beijing Capital Airlines will fly to any destination in North America.

The new route flies between Vancover and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) via Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO).

Beijing Capital Airlines, a leisure airline owned by HNA Group, commenced operations in 2010 and is headquartered in the Chinese capital. It currently operates flights out of Beijing, Guangzhou, Shenyang, Xi’an and Hangzhou as its core bases.

“BCA obtained the IOSA accreditation this May and officially became an IATA member,” said Mr. Xu Jun, CEO of Beijing Capital Airlines. “This proves that our continuous efforts in raising our operation safety standard have been recognized by international aviation organizations. We are thrilled to extend our network to North America via Vancouver.”

Juliette O'Neill
By Juliette O'Neill August 22, 2016 14:36