Sichuan Airlines plans Los Angeles launch mid-Oct 2016

Sichuan Airlines today (13OCT16) filed operational schedule for its Los Angeles debut, tentatively scheduled on 17OCT16. The airline initially plans to operate Chengdu – Hangzhou – Los Angeles routing twice a week, with Airbus A330 aircraft.

Reservation for this route is not fully opened in the GDS at time this post goes to press. Schedule listing originally listed until 27OCT16, however this has been extended into Northern winter 2016/17 season. The following schedule is effective until 27OCT16, due to traffic season and daylight savings time variation.

3U8631 CTU0810 – 1055HGH1255 – 1200LAX 330 14
3U8632 LAX1400 – 1930+1HGH2130+1 – 0020+2CTU 330 14