Hainan Airlines plans Chengdu – New York launch in Oct 2017

Hainan Airlines today (07AUG17) opened reservation for planned Chengdu – New York JFK service, set to commence on 26OCT17. Boeing 787-9 will operate this route twice a week. For the week of 26OCT17, service operates as Day 46 from Chengdu, Day 57 from New York, and switches to Day 26 from Chengdu, Day 37 from New York, from 31OCT17.

The following schedule is effective from 05NOV17, reflecting the end of Daylight Savings Time.

HU7915 CTU2200 – 2350JFK 789 26
HU7916 JFK0150 – 0555+1CTU 789 37

The airline also plans 2 weekly Chongqing – New York JFK service from 20OCT17, previously reported. Initially service will be operated by 787-8, latest adjustment sees changes to 787-9 from 29OCT17.