luisde8cd
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Air Europa 2 Fly 2X Weekly MAD-PEK Starting May 22

Tue Mar 08, 2005 12:41 pm

Air Europa's Sub General Director, Gerardo Ariño, announced today that UX will begin flights between MAD and Beijing on May 22, 2005 using A340 equipment.In addition,he said that flights MAD-Shanghai-MAD are also going to start soon. He also mentioned that if everything goes well they might start BCN-China flights as soon as winter 2005/spring 2006.

Source (spanish):
http://www.unionradio.com.ve/Noticias/Noticia.aspx?NoticiaId=132651
 
Rj111
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RE: Air Europa 2 Fly 2X Weekly MAD-PEK Starting May 22

Tue Mar 08, 2005 12:44 pm

That's very pioneering. I don't think there's a single non-stop MAD-far east flight, not since since MAD-NRT was stopped.

I would love to be corrected however.
 
JoFMO
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RE: Air Europa 2 Fly 2X Weekly MAD-PEK Starting May 22

Tue Mar 08, 2005 1:03 pm

Well, TG has 3 weekly onestops MAD-FCO-BKK. In the second half of Juli they will start an additional once weekly nonstop MAD-BKK.
That will be the firts nonstop from MAD to the Far East.
 
flybeq400
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RE: Air Europa 2 Fly 2X Weekly MAD-PEK Starting May 22

Tue Mar 08, 2005 9:16 pm

They seem to be available for booking already via Air Europa website, with fares starting at 649 Euros.

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