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China's Capital Airlines to Launch First Nonstop Service
to Link Beijing with Lisbon on July 26
Last year, a total of 183,000 Chinese tourists visited Portugal, leaving behind 80 million euros.To pave the way for better connectivity between the two countries, Capital Airlines will launch its Lisbon-Beijing route, the first direct service between China and Portugal, on July 26, 2017.
Capital Airlines will launch its Lisbon-Beijing route, the first direct service between China and Portugal, on July 26, 2017. The new service, a 13-hour flight that departs Beijing Capital International Airport every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday and lands in Lisbon 13 hours later, provides travelers with a comfortable journey on a new Airbus A330 twin-aisle, wide-body aircraft. 
 
The A330-200 features a spacious and comfortable passenger cabin layout, with 242 economy seats and 18 business seats. All business class seats recline flat to a full 180 degree position. Meal service features delicacies from Lisbon, enhancing the comfort of the journey. When most of China is at its most sweltering, Capital Airlines gives you an opportunity for a great escape to the city that was known as the capital of romance in the Middle Ages. Last year, a total of 183,000 Chinese tourists visited Portugal, leaving behind 80 million euros.
 
 
Capital Airlines has launched a preferential pricing program for its new service. Effective immediately and valid until December 31, travelers are entitled to preferential one-way fares from Lisbon, starting at €240(excluding taxes) for economy class and €1100(excluding taxes) for business. Round-trip fares start at €300 (excluding taxes) for economy and €1580 (excluding taxes) for business. 
 
Capital Airlines in cooperation with Hainan Airlines can collect passengers originating from most cities in China, deliver them to Lisbon and then connect them to over 100 cities in Europe and South America, including Madrid, Porto, Sao Paulo, Lyon, Nantes, Toulouse and Brasilia.
 
Flight No.DaysAirport DepartureArrival Airport
JD460Wednesday, Friday, SundayLisbon 11:0005:40+1 Beijing 
JD459Wednesday, Friday, SundayBeijing 01:10 07:30+1 Lisbon
 
*All take off and landing times are in local time.
 
Relevant news in Chinese: 中葡首条直航北京=里斯本7月启航
  Source: FinanzNachrichten.de

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