Friday, 14 December 2018

Hainan Airlines to launch Xi'an-Los Angeles service on December 31st

Hainan Airlines plans to launch non-stop service between Xi'an and Los Angeles on December 31st this year. It will be the first scheduled service between Xi'an and Los Angeles and the only intercontinental route between Xi'an and the United States.

The Xi'an-Los Angeles service is scheduled to take off from Xi'an at 9:10 pm every Monday and Thursday BJT, and land at Los Angeles at 18:10 pm PT after being in the air for 12 hours and 10 minutes. The new route will be serviced by a Boeing 787-8 aircraft. All seats will be fully equipped with an exclusive entertainment on-demand system and passengers will be pampered with a menu of Asian and European delicacies representative of all four seasons. The use of portable electronic devices will be permitted on board during the entire length of the journey.

Hainan Airlines already has several routes that originate in Xi'an, with services to Tokyo, Rome, Sydney and Melbourne. Once the Xi'an-Los Angeles service is launched, Los Angeles will not only be a destination but also a convenient hub to transit to points all across the Americas.

Hainan Airlines has to date launched 18 North American routes covering Seattle, San Jose, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, Mexico City and Tijuana, forming a rapid transit network complemented by intermodal connections.

Hainan Airlines' Xi'an-Los Angeles Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Flight No.  HU493 Monday/Thursday   Xi'an  9:10 pm     6:10 pm  Los Angeles

                  HU494 Monday/Thursday   Los Angeles  11:20 pm   5:10 am+2   Xi'an

Note: Specific timetables can be confirmed on Hainan Airlines' official website.   -- .