Starting from August 9, Air China will launch the flight from Chongqing to San Francisco with a stopover in Beijing, which is the first flight between Chongqing and North America.
The 16hr-flight will be operated daily by B747-400 and equipped with 300 seats. The San Francisco-bound flight is scheduled to depart from Chongqing at 11:00 a.m., stopover in Beijing till 15:40 p.m. and arrive in San Francisco at 12:20 p.m. The return flight will be departing from San Francisco at 2:50 p.m. and arrive in Chongqing at 10:30 p.m. (all local time).
Although the flight will make a stopover in Beijing, passengers can have their baggage checked through, that’s to say, they will take the same flight to San Francisco. At the initial stage, Chongqing will offer special discounts for air ticket.