Hainan Airlines starting 10NOV13 is to introduce Boeing 787-8 aircraft to its International operation, where it’ll operate 2 weekly Beijing – Chicago route, replacing Airbus A340-600. Reservation for the Boeing 787 service is now open. In addition, the airline starting 10DEC13 will increase operations on this route from 2 to 4 weekly.
HU497 PEK1235 – 1225ORD 787 x135
HU498 ORD1425 – 1915+1PEK 787 x135
Service operates Day 27 until 09DEC13. Departure and arrival time at Beijing varies during selected periods.
Hainan Airlines is scheduled to launch this route from 03SEP13, initially with Airbus A340-600. Planned Boeing 787 operation remains subject to change.