Hainan Airlines will begin the only nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and central China next week, offering flights to Changsha, the capital of Hunan Province.
Airline and LAX officials will inaugurate the service at a media event at the airport Jan. 21, with the first flight scheduled to depart that date at about 12:30 p.m., according to LAX.
The service will be offered aboard Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
According to the airport, the flight marks the first Hainan Airline service at LAX. The airline also offers service between China and Chicago, Boston, Toronto, San Jose and Seattle.
The airline is a mileage partner with Alaska Airlines.
— Wire reports
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