The first Air China direct flight from Beijing will arrive at Havana next December 27 at 8:15 Cuba time, the Cuban Tourism Ministry announced.
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The first flight will bring 300 passengers on board and will be aimed at opening a route to increase the visits of Chinese tourists to the Caribbean nation.
A Boeing 777 of Air China will connect Beijing and Havana three times a week, with stop-over in Montreal, Canada.
Between January and September this year, over 20 thousand Chinese tourists traveled to Cuba, according to the country's National Statistics Office. / ACN.