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Our codeshare partners

Air China

Virgin Atlantic is proud to be a codeshare partner with Air China - China's national flag carrier.  Our codeshare partnership was launched in July 2006.

Connecting you

Together with Air China, we can connect passengers between London Heathrow and Beijing on Air China flights. Passengers can also connect between Virgin Atlantic flights between London Heathrow and Shanghai and Air China flights between Shanghai and Beijing, Chongqing, Chengdu and Wenzhou.

Destinations we can connect you to

From/To To/From
London Heathrow Beijing
Shanghai Beijing

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At the airport

Air China airport information
Airport Airport Code Terminal
London Heathrow LHR Terminal 2
Beijing Capital PEK Terminal 3
Shanghai Pudong PVG Terminal 2
Virgin Atlantic operates in the same terminal as Air China at PVG.

Baggage allowance

For information on how much bagagge you can take when travelling on Air China flights, please visit the Air China website.

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About Air China

Air China was established in July 1988 and its flight operations are based out of Beijing Capital International Airport, with hubs also in Chengdu and Shanghai.

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