Travelers walks through the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B in Sacramento, Calif. Once considered unrealistic due to limited market demand, nonstop flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Frankfurt could become reality, thanks to technological advances in aircraft and fierce competition in the aviation industry.
Travelers walks through the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B in Sacramento, Calif. Once considered unrealistic due to limited market demand, nonstop flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Frankfurt could become reality, thanks to technological advances in aircraft and fierce competition in the aviation industry. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com
Travelers walks through the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B in Sacramento, Calif. Once considered unrealistic due to limited market demand, nonstop flights to Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, London and Frankfurt could become reality, thanks to technological advances in aircraft and fierce competition in the aviation industry. Paul Kitagaki Jr. pkitagaki@sacbee.com

Sacramento International Airport hopes for service to Asia, Europe

March 13, 2017 12:00 AM

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