Alitalia resumes flights to Beijing from July 18 July 2016
As of July 18, 2016, Alitalia resumes direct flights to China, announcing the Rome-Beijing route. This is the 3rd long-haul route announced for 2016, after Santiago de Chile (from May 1) and Mexico City (from 16 June).
Alitalia resumes flights to Beijing
The new route will be honored with 4 weekly flights, following the following schedule:
AZ790 Rome Fiumicino 14:20 - 06:20 + 1 Beijing - Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
AZ791 Beijing 09:15 - 14:25 Rome Fiumicino - Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Alitalia will operate these flights with Airbus A330 aircraft, which can carry up to 250 passengers, in a configuration with 3 classes: Economy, Premium Economy and Business. Passengers will enjoy the new Alitalia cabins, as well as the new services implemented.
Beijing will be the 3 Asian destination of the Alitalia network, after Tokyo and Seoul. For those interested in cargo services, Alitalia will also offer this service to be able to transport cargo in the hold of passenger planes.