Beijing from Dulles: On Your Mark, Get Set . . .
If you've been waiting with bated breath for information on United Airlines' new nonstop service from Dulles to Beijing, you can exhale now. According to a press release from United, the airline received final approval yesterday from the U.S. Department of Transportation to begin the flights.
Here's what we know:
* Service begins March 28.
* Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Feb. 10.
* Flights depart Dulles at 12:23 p.m. and arrive in Beijing at 1:55 p.m. the next day. Flights depart Beijing at 6:30 p.m. and arrive at Dulles at 7:46 p.m.
* 347-seat B747-400s will be the aircraft of choice.
Here's what we don't know:
* The prices. No word yet on what you'll have to pay for the privilege of not changing airplanes en route to China.
By John Deiner |
February 9, 2007; 1:13 PM ET
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