Tuesday, October 1, 2013

► CHINA: TAAG increases Luanda - Beijing frequencies to 2x weekly; a 3rd due in 2014.

TAAG logoAngolan flag carrier TAAG Linhas Aéreas de Angola (DT) has at long last added a second weekly frequency to its Luanda - Beijing, China route. The added Friday flight became effective September 21 and will be followed by an additional third frequency next year.

TAAG's Beijing Offices (WhisperToMe)
Speaking in the Chinese capital to mark the event, António Inácio, the managing director for TAAG China said that from October, the crew would include Chinese staff.
"We are the only African airline that employs Chinese crew," noted the director of TAAG's Beijing Director, António Inácio, at a reception held over the weekend.
TAAG Angolan Airlines (DT): Luanda - Beijing
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