Air China to begin Chongqing-Dubai service

Air China has announced it would start Chongqing-Dubai service on April 2, 2016, the company said.

The nonstop service will be the second international link to the Middle East following the launch of its Beijing-Dubai service.

Air China and Flydubai have signed an agreement which allows each to issue electronic tickets of the other. With the agreement, the Chongqing-Dubai service can be further extended to other Middle East and African cities like Riyadh, Baghdad and Dammam, which provides more travel options to business travelers looking for market development opportunities in the Middle East and Africa.

The flights CA451/2 are operated three times a week, with the outbound flights operated on Monday/Thursday/Saturday and the return flights on Tuesday/Friday/Sunday. The outbound flights depart from Chongqing at 18:40 and arrive in Dubai at 22:15; the return flights depart from Dubai at 00:10 and arrive in Chongqing at 11:20. The flights are operated with A330-200.