China Southern Airlines will start a new three-weekly Airbus A330-300 service between Los Angeles and China’s fourth largest city Shenyang on 18 December, 2018.
The Los Angeles-Shenyang service will directly connect the US west coast and the northeast corner of China. China Southern already provides 10 weekly non-stop flights between Los Angeles and Guangzhou.
China Southern Airlines head of North America, Hou Ming said: “The new Los Angeles flights will serve to strengthen and open new opportunities for economic, cultural and trade exchanges between the two countries.”
In the US, China Southern Airlines currently has 10 weekly direct flights from Los Angeles to Guangzhou, 10 weekly direct flights from New York to Guangzhou, four weekly direct flights from San Francisco to Guangzhou, and three weekly direct flights from San Francisco to Wuhan (extended to Guangzhou).
In Canada, it has daily direct flights from Vancouver to Guangzhou, five weekly direct flights from Toronto to Guangzhou; additionally, three weekly flights depart from Mexico City via Vancouver to Guangzhou.
China Southern Airlines operates a fleet of 770 aircraft and transported over 126 million passengers in 2017, ranking number one in Asia and number four in the world.