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Xiamen-Los Angeles flights to be launched on June 27th, 2017

Xiamen Airlines, a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in Seattle in December last year.   Xiamen Airlines launched a new direct route linking Fuzhou, capital city of east China's Fujian Province, and New York on February 15th this year. It will also launch a direct flight from Xiamen to Los Angeles on June 27th, 2017. Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft will be used to carry out the new route. Different from the three-cabin layout on 787-8, Xiamen Airlines' first 787-9 is equipped with 287 seats in a two-class layout - 30

Xiamen Airlines welcomes its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Xiamen Airlines welcomed the 200th member of its fleet as its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft started commercial flight on Sunday. With a white egret logo on its tail fin, the latest model of the Boeing 737 family started its maiden trip for Xiamen Airlines on a direct air route from southeast China's Xiamen to the eastern city of Shanghai. "Born in 1984 in the Xiamen Special Economic Zone, Xiamen Airlines is the epitome of China's surging civil aviation amid the country's reform and opening," said Che Shanglun, chairman with Xiamen Airlines. The airline has achieved

Fuzhou-Paris direct flights in Dec, opened by Xiamen Airlines

  According to the Civil Aviation Administration of China, Xiamen Airlines has applied for approval to launch a Fuzhou-Paris direct flight starting from December 2018. The total number of intercontinental flights operated by Xiamen Airlines will reach 11 once the newly planned Fuzhou-Paris route is operational. The new air route is expected to be carried out with B788/B789 aircraft and will operate five times a week. On May 22nd, Xiamen Airlines received its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in Seattle, expanding the airline's fleet to 200 aircraft, and, by doing

Airlines in China start free WiFi & allow use of PEDs in flights

    On January 17th, 2018, Hainan Airlines announced on one of its flights — flight HU7781 — that passengers were permitted to use portable electronic devices (PEDs) onboard. The announcement made Hainan Airlines China's first airline to relax rules on the use of PEDs onboard aircrafts. As of January 18th, 2018, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Lucky Air, China Southern Airlines, Xiamen Airlines, and Shandong Airlines have announced that passengers can use portable electronic devices onboard. China Eastern

Woman detained for activating aircraft evacuation slide on Xiamen Airlines flight

Beijing police said on Tuesday that a woman was detained for 12 days after she activated an emergency inflatable slide on a jetliner waiting at the Beijing Capital International Airport to fly to Xiamen, Fujian Province, Beijing News reports. The woman's behavior stunned passengers on the Xiamen Airlines Boeing 757 when a staff member warned that the inflatable slide can only be opened when there is an emergency. The flight was canceled and the 113 passengers onboard were rearranged to other flights later in the day. The woman might also face huge fines. According to the

Fuzhou-New York flights launched, Xiamen -Los Angeles flights to be launched

A direct flight opened Wednesday between Fuzhou, capital of eastern China's Fujian Province, and New York. Flight MF849 took off from Fuzhou at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday and will land in New York after A 14.5-hour flight. It will depart from Fuzhou on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The return flight leaves New York at 12:55 p.m. local time. The new route, operated by Xiamen Airlines, makes Fuzhou the fourth city in China after Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou to have direct flights to New York. A total of 800,000 people with origins in Fuzhou live in the New York

Xiamen Airlines to launch Fuzhou-New York flights on Feb. 15

China's Xiamen Airlines will launch a new direct route linking Fuzhou, capital city of east China's Fujian Province, and New York City on Feb. 15. The round-trip flights will be conducted by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. It will depart from Fuzhou at 8:45 a.m. Beijing time on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Flight depart New York at 12:25 p.m. local time. In addition, Egyptian airline Air Leisure has opened a weekly flight starting from Jan. 5 between Fuzhou and Egyptian capital Cairo as well as Aswan City. The first direct air route linking Fujian Province with Africa is operating

Xiamen Airlines to launch Fuzhou-New York flights next January

  Xiamen Airlines, a subsidiary of China Southern Airlines, Tuesday took delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in Seattle, the U.S. The 787-9 Dreamliner, Registration B-1566, will touch down at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport on the afternoon of December 8, Beijing Time, after a 16-ours' delivery flight from South Carolina's Charleston International Airport (CHS). Different from the three-cabin layout on 787-8, Xiamen Airlines' first 787-9 is equipped with 287 seats in a two-class layout - 30 in business class and 257 in economy class. The

Xiamen Airlines launches Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle flight route

 An inaugural ceremony was held at the Seattle International Airport on Monday to welcome the opening of a new flight route connecting two of China's major special economic zones and an economic heavyweight on the U.S. West Coast. China Xiamen Airlines' Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle service marks the first long haul route originating in Xiamen with an end point in the United States and the first direct international service between Shenzhen and the U.S. The service will be handled by a Xiamen Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner, with three flights per week, on Mondays, Wednesdays

Xiamen Airlines to launch Xiamen-Ho Chi Minh direct flight

  Xiamen Airlines will operate a daily flight linking Xiamen and Ho Chi Minh starting from November 28th. The flight will depart from Xiamen at 8:00 p.m. (local time) and arrive in Ho Chi Minh at 10:00 p.m. (local time). On its return trip, the flight will depart from Ho Chi Minh at 8:45 a.m. (local time) and arrive in Xiamen at 11:45 a.m. (local time). Promotional fares are available for Xiamen-Ho Chi Minh-Xiamen round trip tickets starting from RMB 700 (The fare is subject to tax.). The first U.S. service to be offered by Xiamen Airlines, which will provide direct

Xiamen-Shenzhen-Seattle air route to be launched on Sept. 26

  The first U.S. service to be offered by Xiamen Airlines, which will provide direct connections from Xiamen to Shenzhen and Seattle, is scheduled to begin operation on September 26th, 2016.   The aircraft route will begin in the city of Xiamen (headquarters of Xiamen Airlines), then shuttle to Shenzhen before making the nonstop flight to Seattle. Xiamen Airlines, which operates the largest all-Boeing fleet in China, will serve the route three times per week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays) with 787-8 aircraft.   Details about flights departing

Xiamen Airlines to launch new flights to Seattle from Shenzhen

China’s Xiamen Airlines recently announced it will be launching new flights to Seattle from Shenzhen. The direct flights services are scheduled to begin operations from September 2016. The new route will also offer connectivity to the travelers between Shenzhen and Xiamen as well. This will also be Xiamen Airlines’ first direct flights between southeast China’s economic powerhouse city Shenzhen and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Moreover, this will also be the airline’s first direct service between the United States and

Xiamen Airlines to buy 6 B787-9 airplanes for $1.4 billion

China Southern Airlines said on Wednesday its subsidiary, Xiamen Airlines, had signed an agreement to buy six airplanes from Boeing Co worth $1.4 billion at list prices.   China Southern and Xiamen Airlines have been placing large aircraft orders as they look to expand fleets to meet booming growth.   The B787-9 airplanes will be delivered to Xiamen Airlines between 2016 to 2018, China Southern told the Shanghai stock exchange in a statement.   SOURCE: Global Times   Editorial Message This site contains materials from other clearly stated

Direct Xiamen-Melbourne flight to be launched on June 30

A direct international flight linking Xiamen with Melbourne will be launched on June 30th, according to xmnn.cn. The flight will be served with a Boeing 787-8.   The flight will leave Xiamen at 10:15 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday, and depart from Melbourne at 12:05 p.m. every Monday and Friday.   It is one of three international flights that are scheduled to be launched this year. The other two international flight destinations to be launched this year are Vancouver and Seattle.   Currently, Xiamen has direct flights to Singapore, Manila, Kuala

Direct Xiamen-Melbourne flight to be launched on July 1

  According to an announcement made by Xiamen Airlines, a direct international flight linking Xiamen with Melbourne will be launched on July 1st. The flight will be served with a Boeing 787-8.   The flight will leave Xiamen at 10:15 p.m. every Thursday and Sunday, and depart from Melbourne at 12:05 p.m. every Monday and Friday.   It is one of three international flights that are scheduled to be launched this year. The other two international flight destinations to be launched this year are Vancouver and Seattle.   Currently, Xiamen has
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