Hainan con­test cel­e­brates daily Toronto to Bei­jing

China Daily (Canada) - - ACROSSAMERICA - By PAUL WELITZKIN in New York

Hainan Air­lines of­fers daily ser­vice to and from China and is now spon­sor­ing a con­test in which win­ners will re­ceive a roundtrip ticket from Toronto to Bei­jing and one- night stays at a five-star ho­tel in Bei­jing.

“We want to cel­e­brate and make the pub­lic aware of our daily ser­vice from Toronto to Bei­jing on the Boe­ing 787-Dream­liner,” said Mag­gie Tingt­ing Hu, ac­count man­ager at Hainan.

Hainan is con­duct­ing an on­line lucky draw con­test the rest of this month and in Septem­ber. Par­tic­i­pants can visit www.win787ticket.com to en­ter. The air­line will also have a booth at the Scarborough Town Cen­ter through Sun­day and at the Fairview Mall on Aug 18-24 in the Toronto area where con­tes­tants can ob­tain a coupon for the lucky draw and a $ 100 voucher for fu­ture travel.

In ad­di­tion to the one roundtrip ticket from Toronto to Bei­jing and the 10 one-night stays at a fives­tar ho­tel in Bei­jing, con­test reg­is­trants will also be el­i­gi­ble to win a four-day Bei­jing deluxe tour and bot­tles of Hainan Air­lines “Spe­cial Edi­tion” wine.

“The wine is made for us by Wil­low Springs, a lo­cal win­ery in On­tario,” said Hu. “It is a lim­ited quan­tity red wine.”

Wil­low Springs is a unique win­ery sit­u­ated on the Oak Ridges Mo­raine, north of Toronto in the York re­gion.

Regis­tra­tion for lucky draw will end on Sept 20 and con­test win­ners should re­deem their prizes be­fore Oct 31.

Hainan be­gan the daily ser­vice from Toronto to Bei­jing uti­liz­ing the new long- range, wide- body, two-en­gine 787 Dream­liner in May. In 2010, Hainan launched its first Cana­dian route from Bei­jing to Toronto, be­com­ing the first Chi­nese air­line con­nect­ing to Toronto, Canada’s largest city. Be­fore that Chi­nese air­lines op­er­ated routes be­tween the two coun­tries link­ing only with Van­cou­ver in western Canada.

Founded in 1993, Hainan is the fourth-largest car­rier in China in terms of fleet size fol­low­ing Air China, China South­ern Air­lines and China Eastern Air­lines. It op­er­ates over 500 do­mes­tic and over­seas flight routes reach­ing over 90 cities in Asia, Europe, the Amer­i­cas and Africa.

Hainan strives to cre­ate a cozy, home- like en­vi­ron­ment with an at­ten­tive cabin crew. The air­line has earned the SKY­TRAX 5-star air­line des­ig­na­tion, which is the high­est rat­ing an air­line can re­ceive.

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