Friday, May 30, 2008
Air China has flown over 331 relief missions from Beijing to Chengdu and plans to continue the missions. The carrier has worked with the Chinese government to fly supplies in and to evacuate those in need of medical care. The airline is also working with the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles to coordinate shipment of U.S. aid to the devastated area. Zhihang Chi, Air China's general manager for the Western U.S. notes that the airline shoulders a greater social responsibility because it is China's only national flag carrier. To read the full story in PNN Online, go here.