Hainan Airlines announces Xian-LA service

    Hainan Airlines announced (10-Dec-2018) plans to launch twice weekly Xian-Los Angeles service with Boeing 787-8 aircraft from 31-Dec-2018, marking the first nonstop service between the cities and the first nonstop service between Xian and the US. The carrier has received approval from the US Department of Transportation. Hainan Airlines also operates from Changsha, Chongqing and Chengdu to Los Angeles.