Air China from 01MAY15 is launching a new service to Eastern Europe, linking Belarus and Budapest. The Star Alliance member will be operating Beijing – Minsk – Budapest – Beijing triangle route, on board Airbus A330-200 aircraft.
CA721 PEK1300 – 1720MSQ1850 – 1940BUD 330 x246
CA722 BUD2110 – 1240+1PEK 330 x246
Air China’s entry to Hungary market marks the resumption of direct air link between China and Hungary, as Hainan Airlines last operated Beijing – Budapest route in 2012.
Reservation for this route is now available, however CA does not have local traffic rights on Minsk – Budapest sector.