China´s Hainan Airlines said it plans to begin nonstop service from Tel Aviv International Airport to Beijing on April 28, 2016.
Mainland China´s only certified Skytrax five-star airline will operate a two-class Airbus 330 three days a week, Tuesday, Thursday and 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.
Hainan Airlines has complimentary transit lounges on the second floor of Beijing Airport´s T1, located on the west side of the Domestic Departure Hall, to provide convenient services to transit passengers around the clock. Complimentary pre-arranged private limo service is also provided to business class passengers flying Hainan Airlines between China and Israel for Beijing arrivals.
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.