Air China plans to order 40 Airbus aircraft in the next five years to support its European expansion, President Li Jiaxiang revealed yesterday at the EU-China Business Summit in Beijing. CA launched twice-weekly Beijing-Dubai-Athens service aboard a 767 Wednesday, and Li said it will start serving Berlin, Istanbul and Warsaw from Beijing in March and will begin flying daily from the capital to Manchester, Zurich, Dusseldorf, Vienna and Milan and from Shanghai to Rome in 2009. "This year we ...

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