BEIJING, China - Air China recently opened Beijing-Hailar-Chita rotations.
The flights, CA917/8, are operated with B737-300 on Wednesday and Friday, offering more travel options to the market.
The city of Chita is the administrative center of Zabaykalsky Krai, Russia and an important hub of the Trans-Siberian Railway and roads. To its west is Ulan-Ude and to its east Svobodny. It provides easy access to China's Manzhouli. Around the city are rich deposits of tin, aluminum, gold, copper, molybdenum, fluorspar, iron ore and coal as well as large stretches of forests and hydraulic resources, which contribute to Chita's position as one of eastern Siberia's important industrial centers.