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Get ready to witness grand palaces nestled up close to space-age stadiums and colorful marketplaces in China’s bustling capital. The city is a major hub of culture and commerce. Planning a trip there for work or simply to wander around its iconic landmarks? Arrive in style with our fantastic First and Business Class flight deals to Beijing.
With two airports to contend with, it’s no surprise that you can fly to over 100 different destinations from Beijing. You’ll discover direct business class routes to a handful of major cities in the USA and Canada, including seasonal flights to Seattle and Detroit.
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Whether Beijing has been on your travel bucket list for years or you regularly visit on business, you’re in for an adventure. Few cities are comparable and you’ll find has multiple unique personalities. Stroll down its busy streets and you’ll spot architectural masterpieces from all three major imperial dynasties that have called it home over the past millennia.
Prefer modern marvels? China’s capital has no shortage of contemporary allures. This includes the iconic National Stadium with its bird’s nest-inspired exterior. You could also see where history was made in Tian’anmen Square or visit one of the city’s cutting-edge museums. Want to explore farther-flung provinces? Hop on a bullet train and you’ll reach Shanghai – China’s main financial metropolis – in under five hours.
Beijing is also the main jumping-off point for trips to the Great Wall of China. Stretching out for thousands of miles along the country’s ancient northern border, it is undoubtedly deserving of its World Wonder status. En route, why not stop off at the lavish Summer Palace to see where Chinese emperors once escaped the city’s stifling summer heat?
Back in Beijing, there’s no shortage of cheap eats and exciting after-dark entertainment. Tempt your tastebuds with all sorts of cuisine, from Peking duck pancakes to fragrant fried noodle dishes. Sample specialty dishes from all four corners of China and spend as little or as much as you like. Afterward, explore the city’s eclectic bar scene, spend a night at the Peking opera or soak up the lively atmosphere around neon-lit Wangfujing Street.
Getting to the city from the USA or Canada couldn’t be easier. Want to take advantage of our brilliant discounts on Beijing Business Class flights? You’ll arrive at one of two international airports: Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX).
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
Beijing Capital Airport (PEK) is the older of the city’s airports and one of the busiest in Asia. You’ll find it just over 30 kilometers northeast of the center and it’s easily accessible by train, bus, taxi or private transfer.
The huge airport offers up the most direct routes to North American destinations. Flying First or Business Class from the USA or Canada? Enjoy fast-tracked check-in, priority boarding and complimentary access to some of Beijing Capital Airport’s best deluxe lounges.
Air China has a selection of lounges across the two international departure terminals. All offer up comfortable seating areas, tasty dining options and shower facilities. One is specifically for First Class passengers and provides a bigger selection of Chinese cuisine, plus private sleeping rooms for those on long layovers. As fellow members of the Star Alliance, Air Canada and United premium passengers can also benefit from the exclusive amenities in Air China’s lounges.
Hainan Airways (which operate direct routes to several Canadian cities) also have an HNA Club in Terminal 2 where you can enjoy a traditional tea tasting ceremony, take a relaxing shower or have a snooze in one of the cozy sleeping areas.
Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX)
Opened in 2019, Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX) is China’s most modern airport and home to the largest departure terminal in the world. Nicknamed the ‘starfish’ for its unique shape, the airport sits a little further from Beijing and on the city’s border with Langfang.
A new high-speed railway provides direct connections from the airport to Beijing West station, while an extension of the Beijing Subway is being built to connect it to the city center. You also have the option of journeying into Beijing via taxi or private car.
Flying First or Business to Beijing Daxing with American Airlines or Delta? As well as enjoying a host of shops and restaurants in the airport’s huge terminal, you’ll benefit from several luxurious lounges. Business and First Class ticketholders from either US airline can head to the China Eastern Airlines VIP Lounge. Dine on gourmet food, sip on a choice of beer and wine, and make the most of free Wi-Fi, global newspapers and other entertainment options.
If you’re flying domestically to another city in China, you’ll likely be able to visit one of the China Eastern or China Southern lounges. Both are peaceful places to enjoy a free bite to eat or a quiet moment before you board your flight. There’s also a China Southern Sky Pearl VIP lounge for anyone flying internationally with China Southern or a partner airline. Its facilities are excellent and include gourmet dining options, hot showers and a dedicated children’s area.
Tips for Cheap Business & First Class Tickets to Beijing
Want to journey from North America to Beijing in the lap of luxury? Here are just some of the ways you can secure premium flight tickets for less.
Remember there’s two airports. Beijing has two airports and you might find one is cheaper to arrive/fly out of than the other. When searching for cheap Beijing Business Class tickets, try selecting ‘All Beijing airports’ to compare options from both.
Buy tickets in advance. Last-minute flight deals to Beijing are often possible. However, it’s usually safer to book your tickets well in advance. Start looking up to six months before your intended travel dates and keep your eyes peeled for any airline seat sales.
Travel mid-week. Weekends tend to be more popular times to fly than weekdays. Because of this increased demand, they can also be more expensive. If you’re flexible with when you travel, look at Beijing flights between Tuesday and Thursday.
Avoid peak seasons. Beijing, like any city, has a peak season when everything – from flights to hotels – is typically pricier. If you want to travel premium to the Chinese capital without spending a fortune, avoid visiting over Chinese New Year or other major local holiday periods.