Hainan Airlines to launch non-stop service between Xi'an/Los Angeles on December 31

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. has announced that beginning December 31 it will launch non-stop service between Xi´an and Los Angeles, the company said.

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 every Monday and Thursday, and at Los Angeles after being in the air for 12 hours and 10 minutes. The new route will be serviced by a Boeing 787-8 aircraft. A

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.