Update at 0920GMT 14NOV13
Hainan Airlines once again postpones planned Boeing 787 operation on Beijing – Chicago route, which will replace Airbus A340-600 aircraft. Latest service entry date is now scheduled from 26NOV13, instead of 19NOV13. The airline will operate this route twice a week, and increases to 4 weekly from 10DEC13.
HU497 PEK1320 – 1225ORD 787 x135
HU498 ORD1425 – 1820+1PEK 787 x135
Service operates Day 27 until 09DEC13. Planned Boeing 787 service remains subject to change.