Air China currently provides very limited flights to Vietnam and they land only in Ho Chi Minh City. Also, most of these flights are indirect flights that have a transit point in Beijing. There is only one route from Beijing to Ho Chi Minh City, but the flights on this route also need to stop at Shenzhen Airport before reaching Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City. The flights on this route only operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 19.00 (Beijing time) and the lowest fare for one adult in the Economy class is around 365.63 USD for one way trip and 538.37 for a round trip.
The Chinese airline has its official name of Air China Limited and is flag carrier of China. The airline is also proudly to be listed as the tenth largest airline in the world in term of the fleet size. Although Air China doesn’t possess as huge number of passenger as its two biggest domestic competitors, it is still the most profitable airline that has largest market value in the world.
Logo: red artistic phoenix
Key people: Kong Dong – Chairman; Cai Jianjang – President
Fleet: 285 in service and 258 orders, consisting of all state of the art models of Airbus and Boeing.
Alliance: Star Alliance
From its three main hubs: Beijing Capital International Airport, Chengdu Shuanhgliu International Airport and Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Air China carry its passengers to an extending destination network of 47 cities from within Asia to Middle East, Western Europe, North America and Australia. Furthermore, the cooperation with Star Alliance allows the airline to expand its network to a shocking number of 1,160 international destinations of 181 countries.
Thanks to the possession of 285 aircrafts in service, Air China is in capable of transporting its domestic passengers to 91 destinations inside the country. Below is the domestic route map of Air China:
Frequent flyer program
The frequent flyer program named “Phoenix Miles” of Air China is the very first program to be launched in China. Passengers may receive free trip and upgrades by earning mileage by travelling on Air China and its alliance. Owners of Silver and Gold VIP card may have the priority to get 25% mileage bonus while Platinum card owner receive 50% mileage bonus.