Hainan Airlines’ Beijing-Boston service resumes

At 1:18 pm Beijing time on November 26, Hainan Airlines’ non-stop flight HU729 from Beijing to Boston departed from Beijing Capital International Airport and landed at Boston’s Logan International Airport at 2:09 pm local time.

The event marks the successful resumption of Hainan Airlines’ first China-US route since the COVID-19 outbreak and represents the airline’s seventh intercontinental route originating from Beijing.

Hainan Airlines’ Beijing-Boston route is scheduled for three round-trip flights every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, using Boeing 787-9 wide-body airliners.

The outbound flight departs from Beijing Capital International Airport at 1:20 pm local time and arrives at Boston Logan International Airport at 3:40 pm local time, with a flight duration of approximately 15 hours and 20 minutes.

The return flight departs Boston at 5:40 pm local time, with a brief stop in Seattle and arrives in Beijing two days later at 3:30 am local time.

The estimated total flight time is 20 hours and 50 minutes. All times mentioned are local, and actual flight schedules should be checked for confirmation.

Recently, Chinese President Xi Jinping met with US President Joe Biden in San Francisco. President Xi emphasized the need for both nations to enhance humanistic exchanges.

He advocated for more direct flights between China and the US, boosted cooperation in tourism, expanded local interactions, strengthened educational ties, and increased visits and communication between their peoples.

In response, Hainan Airlines is meticulously preparing to restore its China-US flight frequency to pre-pandemic levels as swiftly as possible.

This effort aims to provide convenient, high-quality, and safe air transportation services, facilitating cooperation across various sectors between China and the United States.