Some 70 Chinese travel professionals have been hearing all about the new direct flight from Beijing to Dublin and about the island of Ireland – at a training seminar in Beijing, organised by Tour
ism Ireland in conjunction with VisitScotland and Hainan Airlines.
Pictured are Steffi Zhang (left) and James Kenny (second right), both Tourism Ireland; Martin McDermott, First Secretary of Scottish Affairs Office, British Embassy (right); and representatives from Hainan Airlines – at a training seminar for travel professionals in Beijing, organised by Tourism Ireland in conjunction with VisitScotland and Hainan Airlines
Hainan Airlines, China’s largest independent airline, will launch its new year-round flight from Beijing to Dublin on 12 June. The flights will operate four times per week; on two days per week, the service will be direct, non-stop flights between Dublin and Beijing and on the other two days, the flights will operate with a stopover in Edinburgh.