Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) will launch a new direct service to Beijing this month.
Commencing on 29 April 2015, the Ukrainian national carrier will operate three weekly flights to the Chinese capital. Services will depart Kiev every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 1200, while the return services will leave Beijing at 0135 every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
UIA will operate the route using a three-class Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.
And passengers will be able to connect to several destinations in Asia through a series of codeshare partnerships with Chinese carriers. Connections will be available to Guangzhou, Shanghai, Urumqi, Hong Kong and Xiamen in China, the Japanese cities of Tokyo and Osaka, plus Jakarta, Taipei, Seoul and Singapore.