Blog Tag - Air China

Trump Hotels in China; Fly Virgin to Australia; Air China's New No-Check Baggage
Will Trump Hotels come to China? While the US' new Hotelier-in-Chief has talked tough about and to China both before and after his election, Donald...
Talking Travel: Another Look at Air China
Air China (CA) has been an occasional subject for this blog, in part because Beijing Capital International Airport is its global hub, and also...
Air China Misspeaks on London; Hainan Flies to Las Vegas; Hotel Jen Joins the CBD
Air China's inflight magazine had a thing or two to say about where not to visit in London, imbuing passengers with some not so savory advice, such...
The Far Less Expensive Way to Visit Koh Samui
Here's a real-life travel situation and a potential way to solve it. Koh Samui remains a popular destination for people seeking a beach or tropical...
Talking Travel: LAX-Beijing Route Remains Red Hot
For all the new air routes that have been added between Beijing and other parts of the world over the past two years, one still seems to attract more...
Measles Season: Yet Again, a Vancouver Outbreak is Traced to Beijing
It's been 11 months since our last measles blog, so we'll take that as a small victory. But a warning about a possible Beijing-linked measles harks...
Air China Expands San Francisco Service; Travel Info from around the Internet
Air China is increasing its service to San Francisco from daily to 11 times per week (wow). Additional flights will be added beginning August 2, 2016...
Traveling for Spring Festival? Maybe Make Those Plans for March
If you're planning to travel during Spring Festival (Chinese New Year), you may wish to make plans for another time, either before or after the...
Flying First Class in China: Is It Worth It?
With a brief trip to Guangzhou earlier this week, I had a chance to examine one of China’s travel questions: is it worth it to fly first class? Now,...
China Shows off Its New Locally-Made Passenger Aircraft
The biggest travel news so far this week is that a Chinese company launched its locally-produced passenger airplane. The C919, manufactured by the...
Ctrip, Qunar Merge; More New Flights from Air China
Ctrip and Qunar are merging to create a large, new travel booking entity. We're not sure yet if it will be called Cnar or Qutrip or what, but we're...
UK Changes Visa Rules for PRC Passport Holders: Air China Announces Slate of New Routes; Bali Visas Tighten
The gift that China's President Xi Jinping's seems to bring with him on every state visit lately is improved visitor visa regulations for both People...
Where to Go for Spring Festival 2016; Beijing to Hong Kong in Eight Hours
As I wrote on Tuesday, now is the time to plan your next holiday, which means Christmas or for non-home visits, Spring Festival/Chinese New Year,...
Air China Begins Service to Four Asian Destinations; What Goes In a Carry-on
I've seen about 700 news items that Air China is beginning non-stop service between Beijing and Mumbai, India. Well, Air China is beginning non-stop...
Why You Should Book Your October 1 Holiday This Week
It's time for us to invoke one of the Talking Travel desk's most important maxims: book your next holiday as soon as you get back from the previous...