United to launch direct route to western China (Chengdu)
United Airlines will launch its first direct route from the United States to western China on June 11, linking San Francisco and Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province. United will offer three flights to Chengdu every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, and from Chengdu every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The flight time is about 14 hours and a Boeing 787-8 will operate on the route.
Jul 01, 2014
B747-8 Sees Inaugural Beijing-Chengdu Flight
Boeing 747-8, the longest aircraft in the world, has been in service on the Beijing-Chengdu route since early November, 2014.
Nov 11, 2014
Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Starts to Fly Beijing-Chengdu Route
Air China started to operate its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on Beijing-Chengdu route on May 26.
May 30, 2016
Chengdu-made Rudders Make Boeing Dreamliners Soar in the Sky
On September 9, 2016, the Chengdu Aircraft Industrial (Group) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), delivered the first composite rudders for Boeing 737 MAX and 787-10 Dreamliner.
Sep 26, 2016
Chengdu-LA Direct Air Link Launched
On March 15, a Boeing 787-9 jet made its maiden flight from Chengdu to Los Angeles.