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JAL to Revamp In-Flight Dining Menus on Routes to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

JAL to Revamp In-Flight Dining Menus on Routes to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Japan Airlines announced that it will begin serving new menu items in its premium economy and economy class cabins on various international routes next month.
Beginning June 1, JAL will offer new dishes on flights from Tokyo Narita, Tokyo Haneda, and Osaka to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan, and will offer the same new items in premium economy and economy on flights from Nagoya to China and Taiwan starting September 1.
The …

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Suzhou, China

New DoubleTree by Hilton Opens in Suzhou, China

Hilton Worldwide announced the opening of the DoubleTree by Hilton Suzhou in Eastern China. Situated approximately 55 miles (90 kilometers) west of Shanghai, the hotel is the first of the brand’s properties to be located in Suzhou.
The hotel offers 357 guestrooms, as well as 181 one-, two- and three-bedroom suites. Each room has a 40” LCD TV and complimentary Internet.
Meeting and event space includes a 10,763-square-foot (1,000-square-meter) grand ballroom, as …

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United to Launch San Francisco-Xi’an, China Route

United Airlines announced that it will begin new seasonal service to Xi’an, China from San Francisco on Sunday, May 8. The route, which will be offered through October 27, will be the first transpacific service to the Chinese city by a U.S. carrier.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 1:25 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and arrive at Xianyang International Airport at 5:30 p.m. the following day. From Xi’an, …

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels Open at Shenzen Airport in China

Hyatt Place and Hyatt House Hotels Open at Shenzen Airport in China

Hyatt announced the opening of a new joint Hyatt Place and Hyatt House hotel at Shenzen Airport in southern China. The Hyatt Place Shenzen Airport and Hyatt House Shenzen Airport are the first combined Hyatt Place and Hyatt House properties in the Asia/Pacific region, and are located at Shenzen Bao’an International Airport, with direct access to Terminal 3.
The Hyatt Place hotel offers 167 guestrooms with free Wi-Fi. Guests can have …

Xiamen Airlines to Launch First Route to North America with Flights to Vancouver

Xiamen Airlines to Launch First Route to North America with Flights to Vancouver

Xiamen Airlines announced that it plans to launch new service between Xiamen, China and Vancouver, Canada on July 25 this year. The carrier will operate the service three times a week, using Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.
Flights are scheduled to depart Vancouver International Airport at 1:45 a.m. and arrive at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport at 5:30 a.m. the next day. From Xiamen, flights will depart at 8:30 p.m. and arrive in Vancouver …

Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Beijing Route

Delta to Begin Los Angeles-Beijing Route

Delta Air Lines announced that it will launch new daily, non-stop service between Los Angeles and Beijing on December 16. The service is pending government approval.
Flights are scheduled to depart Los Angeles International Airport at 12:30 p.m. and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport at 5:45 p.m. the next day. From Beijing, flights will depart at 7:30 p.m. and arrive back in Los Angeles at 3:45 p.m.
Delta will operate the …

United to Offer First Non-Stop San Francisco-Hangzhou Route by U.S. Carrier

United to Offer First Non-Stop San Francisco-Hangzhou Route by U.S. Carrier

United Airlines announced that it plans to launch thrice-weekly non-stop service between San Francisco and Hangzhou, China on July 13. The route will be the first non-stop service between San Francisco and the Chinese city to be operated by a U.S. airline.
The service is subject to government approval.
Flights will depart San Francisco International Airport at 2:15 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, and arrive at Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport at …