About Air China
Air China is an international airline company and it is the flag carrier as well as one of the major airlines of China. Air China was established on July 1st, 1988 because of a split within the operating division of CAAC (Civil Aviation Administration of China). In all these years, Air China has grown by leaps and bounds, and has evolved to be one of the best airlines in China, for both domestic and international air-travel. Air China got listed on the London and Hong Kong Stock Exchange on December 15th, 2004. On August 18th, 2006, the airline got itself listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange. In December, 2007, it formally joined the Star Alliance, the largest airline alliance in the world. In 2010, Air China started offering combo tickets, which included domestic flight tickets and shuttle bus service to nearby cities. The attempt was the first-ever made by any Chinese airline. In August, 2004, it was appointed the airline partner of the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
About Shanghai (SHA)
Tagged as the most developed cities in China, Shanghai stands strong with its population of over 23million, in which 9Million are just migrants. The largest and the prosperous city has a impressive history of years, which attracts constant traffic of tourists from across the globe. Among the most noted achievements, one was when the city hosted World Expo, 2010 and recorded the highest number of visitors from all over the world. With a captivating mix of east and west, Shanghai manages to woo the tourists with its style, art and world class technology. The climatic condition of the city is humid subtropical, and its best to hit the road during the spring season. Tourists can reach the diverse cultural city through plane and can land down at either Pudong or Hongqia International Airport. Other means of travelling include: train,car, bus, and boat. Getting around in the city requires help from the local transport, such as, local metro, special sight-seeing buses, taxis and ferry. Its always advisable to carry a language translation book in hand to communicate with the localihites. It will help you give proper hotel direction to your taxi driver.
There are some place like, Yuyuan Gardens, Shanghai Museum, Oriental pearl tower and Zhujiajiao Water Town, which can fill your heart with joy and pleasure. You can gather and sit at the nearest tea house, take a boat ride, spend time at the Jinjiang amusement park and Shanghai city beach. For shopping purposes, visit shanghai's Nanjing road or move towards the direction of Yuyuan Bazaar, for buying beautiful crafts and jewellery for yourself and your dear ones. There are number of supermarkets chains in the city, such as, Carreour, Auchan, Tesco, and Walmart, from which the tourists can easily avail products of their choice. At Shanghai, you will find cuisines of diverse tastes and flavour, which enable you to enjoy a vast variety of food and eatables at the city.
While you plan out things for your trip, there are things which weigh prime importance. With MakeMyTrip, you can lessen your stress and can take help from the services provided by the website. The online ticket booking, accommodation arrangements and car rental services are managed by the website. Detailed information about the location is also provided at the city guides page, which enables you to have a closer look at your favourite location.
About Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Pudong New Area, 900 Qihang Road, Shanghai 201202, China
Tel: (021) 9608 1388