Air China today (07JAN15) has updated its inventory for selected routes in Summer 2015 season, which includes the introduction of Boeing 747-8I aircraft operation on Beijing – San Francisco route. The 747-8I will operate this route on daily basis starting 01MAY15. On separate note, the Star Alliance member today begins the new 747 variant on Beijing – New York JFK route.
CA985 PEK1540 – 1220SFO 74H D
CA986 SFO1450 – 1755+1PEK 74H D
The 747-8I will also be operating Beijing – Chongqing route from the same date, on CA985/986.