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.