Hainan Airlines will inaugurate service between Beijing
and Seattle on
June 9. Seattle
is the carrier’s first North American destination.
Daily flights will use a dual-class, 222-seat Airbus
330-200, the carrier says, until it receives its Boeing 787. Hainan’s
787 will have a seating capacity of between 184 and 215.
No carrier currently links Beijing
according to Innovata.