China has launched thrice weekly non-stop flights between between Shenzhen and Los Angeles,
Air China will operate the route on Mondays,
Thursdays and Saturdays with Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft
configured in a three-class cabin layout with: Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class.
Flight CA769 is scheduled to
depart from Shenzhen at 23:30 and arrive in Los Angeles at 20:00.
The return leg, flight CA770, is scheduled to depart from Los Angeles at 22:50 and arrive
in Shenzhen at 05:40 the next day.
In 2016, more than
5 million tourists travelled between China and the U.S., while
China became the top destination for U.S. travellers in the Asia
Pacific region. Los Angeles also became the first U.S. city to welcome
over one million Chinese visitors in the space of a year.
China's new non-stop route will reduce the journey time between
Shenzhen and Los Angeles to just over 12 hours and provide a convenient new link for tourists and business passengers.