Hainan Airlines Postpones Planned Boeing 787 Beijing – Shanghai Service in July 2013: Update as of 20JUN13

As of 0700GMT 20JUN13, Hainan Airlines adjusted planned Boeing 787 operation for the second time within 48 hours. Latest adjustment sees planned Boeing 787 operation on Beijing – Shanghai Hongqiao route from 03JUL13 is being cancelled. At time this post goes to press, HU7601/7602 is displaying Boeing 787 operation on/after 01AUG13, however further changes remain highly possible.

The airline remains on track to inaugurate Boeing 787 aircraft on 03JUL13, on Beijing – Haikou service, which operates once a day.

HU7382 PEK0800 – 1150HAK 787 D
HU7281 HAK1300 – 1630PEK 787 D

Hainan Airlines opened reservation for Boeing 787 service around 18/19JUN13, initially starting 01JUL13 for Beijing – Haikou and Beijing – Shanghai Hongqiao. The airline moved the launch date to 03JUL13 around 0700GMT 19JUN13.