Air China will introduce flights from Beijing to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand.


New York (AirGuide - Inside Air Travel) - Wed, Oct 9, 2013

Air China will introduce a Beijing to Chiang Mai service on November 7. Located in Thailand's northern mountainous region, Chiang Mai is Thailand's second largest city and also northern Thailand's political, economic and cultural center. This city, celebrated for its Buddhist traditions, boasts many historical and cultural sites and monuments. Though second only to the nation's capital city of Bangkok in terms of modernity, this "Rose of the Northern Thailand," as it's often called, oozes unique charms not found in bustling Bangkok. The Beijing to Chiang Mai flights, CA823 and CA824, are operated three times a week on Monday/Thursday/Saturday with the Boeing 737-800. The outbound flight departs from Beijing at 18:30 Beijing time and arrives in Chiang Mai at 22:40 local time. The return flight leaves Chiang Mai at 23:45 local time and arrives in Beijing at 05:00 Beijing time. The period from October to March is best for travel. There's a lot to do to keep your interest high - whizz on a rented motorcycle, don an ethic costume, chomp on a curry-flavored meal, get a Thai massage, wander through temples, fly a sky lantern - "Lost in Thailand" can...

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