Hainan Airlines Company, the largest independently-owned carrier in China, is scheduled to launch non-stop flights on the Beijing to Toronto route on November 27, 2010.
The new service is Hainan Airlines' first route linking China and Canada.
Flights on the Beijing to Toronto route will be operated three times per week, using Airbus A340 aircraft. Outbound flights will depart every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 13:00 local time and will arrive in Toronto at 13:40 local time. Return flights will leave Toronto at 15:40 local time, arriving in Beijing the following day at 18:55 local time.
The travel time between the two cities will be about 13 hours.