Beijing-Washington Flights to Open
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) confirmed yesterday that United Airlines has secured final approval for its daily non-stop flight between
"Today's action finalizes DOT's tentative decision to award the seven weekly frequencies to United, whose bid the department determined would serve the most customers and provide the best service to the traveling public," the department said in a statement.
The new non-stop service will first take off on March 25 between
"If there are two countries in this world that understand the need for fast, efficient and convenient service, it's the
The US and Chinese governments are each awarding rights to a local carrier to operate seven flights a week connecting the two countries, under an aviation agreement signed in July 2004.
However, Peters said that recent talks between the two countries were seeking to increase flight frequencies for both passenger and cargo services, adding that she would travel to
"It is clear that the market could support much more service, so we are redoubling our efforts to liberalize our aviation agreement with
News Source: Xinhua News