Air China Extends Business Hours for its North America Call Center

Sep 18, 2012, 06:00 ET from Air China

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To further improve customer service and respond to increasing demand, Air China has decided to extend the hours of operation on weekdays for its North America Call Center.


Monday through Friday the Call Center is now open from 6 AM to 9 PM, Pacific Standard Time (PST).  Service hours during weekends and public holidays remain the same -- from 7:30 AM to 4 PM PST. The customer service hotline is 800-882-8122.

With over 45 full time bilingual agents (English and Chinese), the Los Angeles-based call center also serves other English-speaking customers from other regions and countries, including Hong Kong, Australia, the Philippines and Singapore, in addition to the United States and Canada.  More shall be added gradually, with four overseas destinations expected to be included in this growing list soon.

Air China's North America Call Center boasts a response rate of over 90%, with 80% answered within 30 seconds from the time the call is received.  Premium passengers can count on a dedicated team of highly-trained professionals assigned exclusively to them for a satisfaction-guaranteed experience.

Bucking the trend of outsourced services, Air China supports its mission statement of putting its passengers first by providing them with prompt, highly personalized customer care.  The airlines' call centers in different parts of the world are strategically chosen to enable Air China to accommodate the demands of its local and international passengers and respond to them rapidly.  The company's call center in China is open 24/7.  Air China's other call centers are located in Japan and Europe.

A Star Alliance member, Air China operates daily nonstop flights to Beijing from its North America gateways in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Vancouver.  It offers double daily nonstop service between Los Angeles and Beijing, and it is the only carrier with nonstop flights between these two cities.

Air China is China's only national flag carrier and a Star Alliance member. In addition to commercial operations, it also provides special flight services for the country's state leaders on official visits to other countries.

By a fleet of 432 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, we run 282 routes, in 30 countries and regions.  Thanks to our admission to the Star Alliance, our route network, with Beijing as its hub, is able to place 1356 destinations in 193 countries within our reach.

For more information, visit or call 800-882-8122.

SOURCE Air China