China Eastern plans Beijing-Boston service, to raise frequencies

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China Eastern Airlines plans to launch a Beijing-Boston service on 1 June that will run seven times a week.

The SkyTeam carrier did not state the type of aircraft it will be using on the route.

Schedules in Innovata show that the airline will compete with Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on the route.

In addition, the carrier will increase the frequencies on some of its international services.

The airline will operate Shanghai Pudong-Vancouver flights 11 times a week from 22 June and double its Shanghai Pudong-Paris services to twice daily from 30 June.

Since 25 March, it has raised the frequency of its Japan flights, operating Shanghai Pudong-Okinawa and Beijing-Qingdao-Fukuoka services daily, Shanghai Pudong-Okayama-Hiroshima services nine times a week and Shanghai Pudong-Matsuyama flights three times a week. It also raised the frequency of its Shanghai Pudong-Rome services to five times a week.