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Hainan Airlines Launches Los Angeles-Changsha, China Route

Hainan Airlines Launches Los Angeles-Changsha, China Route

Hainan Airlines announced the launch of new service between Los Angeles and Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province, China. The route is the carrier’s eighth to North America.
Flights will depart Changsha Huanghua International Airport at 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, and arrive at Los Angeles International Airport at 10:35 a.m. From Los Angeles, flights will depart at 12:35 p.m., also on Mondays and Thursdays, and will arrive in …

ANA Celebrates Its 100,000th Dreamliner Flight

ANA Celebrates Its 100,000th Dreamliner Flight

Dreamliner launch customer All Nippon Airways and celebrated its 100,000 Dreamliner revenue flight Monday along with Boeing. ANA is the first airline to hit the 100,000 mark.
ANA Flight 177, a 787-8 Dreamliner, departed Seattle-Tacoma International Airport at 12:23 p.m. local time for Tokyo Narita Airport with a scheduled flight time of nine hours and 15 minutes.
The Tokyo-based airline is the world’s largest operator of Dreamliners with 44 currently in its …

Boeing Set Commercial Jet Delivery Record in 2015

Boeing Set Commercial Jet Delivery Record in 2015

Boeing announced that it had set a record last year for the number of commercial airplanes delivered.
The Chicago-based airplane manufacturer said it had delivered 762 commercial planes, 39 more than the previous year, and the most ever for the company in a single year. The 762 aircraft are valued at $112.4 billion at current list prices.
Boeing also said it received 768 net commercial orders and had unfulfilled commercial orders of …

Norwegian to Launch San Francisco Oakland-London Gatwick Flights Later This Year

Norwegian to Launch San Francisco Oakland-London Gatwick Flights Later This Year

Norwegian Air Shuttle announced plans to introduce service linking London with the San Francisco Bay Area starting May 12, 2016.
The flights will depart London’s Gatwick Airport at 1 p.m. local time and arrive at Oakland International Airport at 4 p.m. Flights will leave Oakland at 7:55 p.m. and arrive in London at 2 p.m. the following day.
The airline will operate the flight three times a week using Boeing 787 Dreamliner …

Great Moments in Travel History – January 2016

A 747 taking off from Los Angeles International Airport

Christopher Columbus concluded one of the first transatlantic business trips on January 15, 1493, when he began his return trip to Spain, after crossing the Atlantic westward in 1492.
On January 7, 1785, the English Channel was traversed by air for the first time, when Frenchman Jean-Pierre Blanchard and American John Jeffries flew across the Channel from Dover, England, to a forest near Calais, France, in their hydrogen-filled balloon.
On January 1, 1888, …

Hainan Airlines to Launch Service Between LAX and Changsha, China

Hainan Airlines to Launch Service Between LAX and Changsha, China

Hainan Airlines announced that it plans to begin new service between Los Angeles and Changsha, the capital city of Hunan Province, China on January 21, 2016.
Flights will depart Los Angeles International Airport at 12:35 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays and arrive at Changsha Huanghua International Airport at 7:20 p.m. the following day. From Changsha, flights are scheduled to depart at 1 p.m. and arrive in Los Angeles at 10:35 a.m. …

Aeromexico to Launch Mexico City-Amsterdam Route

Aeromexico to Launch Mexico City-Amsterdam Route

Aeromexico announced that it will begin new service between Mexico City and Amsterdam on May 29, 2016. The carrier will operate the route three days a week, using Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Flights will depart Mexico City International Airport at 11:58 p.m. on Wednesdays, Mondays, and Thursdays, arriving at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport at 6 p.m. the next day. Flights from Amsterdam to Mexico City are scheduled to depart at 10:35 p.m. on …