Flights to China information
|Popular destinations||Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing|
|Flights depart from||South Africa|
|Flight price||R7 569|
|Distance||10 869 km|
|Airlines||Ethiopian Air, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Emirates|
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How long is the flight to China?
The average direct flight from South Africa to China takes 23h 33m, covering a distance of 11777 km. The most popular route is Johannesburg - Guangzhou with an average flight time of 16h 25m.
What is the cheapest flight to China?
The cheapest ticket to China from South Africa found in the last 72 hours was R4 952. The most popular route is Johannesburg to Guangzhou and the cheapest airline ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was R4 952.
What are the most popular destinations in China?
Based on KAYAK flight searches, the most popular destination is Shanghai (69% of total searches to China). The next most popular destinations are Guangzhou (15%) and Beijing (14%). Searches for flights to Kunming (1%) and Xiamen (1%) are also popular.
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Pros: Nice aircraft and comfortable seating in economy with a good selection of music and movies on the seat back entertainment. Business class was mostly empty and looked very nice and roomy. They should upgrade their frequent flyers the way other airlines do to fill those empty seats and generate the good PR that results. The food was good in my opinion, and the Ethiopian coffee is great. Affordably priced tickets was the selling point for choosing them. They are a young airline and while they go through the motions of being a modern service-oriented airline, but alas for the most part they aren't there yet.
Cons: We've flown a few Ethiopian Air flights now and while the flight attendants are nice, they aren't always on top of things and paying attention to the needs of the passengers. Not as helpful or attentive as we're used to. Boarding is chaotic and the overnight transfer at Addis Ababa is a total mess. If you get to leave through the airport in the early morning things are relatively painless, but what a nightmare of pushing and shoving chaos when it's busy. The hotels they put you up in are mediocre at best. Last week we enjoyed a long wait for the bus ride to the hotel, cold food when we arrived, and a nice hard bed to "sleep" in. We probably won't fly Ethiopian Air if we have to overnight in Addis Ababa again. I'm willing to pay up to fly another airline and skip the overnight as it's just not worth the hassle.
Cons: It was my first time frying with Cathay Pacific the flight was okay, food wasn't that good. I don't want to compare with the other, my opinion should have more variety or snack between meals since 15 hours flight. Thank you for listening!
Cons: On board crew provided poor services and lacked proper training. Overall, the crew were hostile toward passengers and did not provide proper services of cleaning the trays or providing adequate beverages during flight
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