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New flight links China's Chengdu, Los Angeles

Posted on Mar 16, 2017 xinhua


A new direct air flight between Chengdu in southwest China's Sichuan Province and Los Angeles began Wednesday.

The flight on Hainan Airlines by Boeing 787 is scheduled twice a week.

The Los Angeles-bound flight will leave from Chengdu at 9:15 p.m. (Beijing time) every Wednesday and Sunday and arrive in Los Angeles at 8 p.m. (local time).

The return flight will take off from Los Angeles at 00:45 a.m. (local time) every Monday and Thursday, and land in Chengdu at 6:40 a.m. (Beijing time) the following day.

This is the second non-stop service between Chengdu and the United States. The first linked with San Francisco in 2014.

 



    


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