Xiamen airlines recently announced plans to launch two new routes to Seattle and New York.
The upcoming Seattle-Shenzhen-Xiamen Service will be launched on September 26. Xiamen Airlines will operate the route on a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner with a seat configuration of 4 First-class, 18 Business-class and 215 Economy-class seats. It will depart from SEA at 1:25 p.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and arrive in SZX at 6:15 p.m. the next day. After two hours’ stop, it will depart at 8:15 p.m. and arrive in XMN at 8:25 p.m. For the return trip, it will depart XMN at 9:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday and arrive at SZX at 10:45 a.m. with 2 hours’ stop as well. Then the flight will leave SZX at 12:45 p.m. and get to SEA at 10:25 a.m. on the same day.
The company has also announced plans to launch a new route from Fuzhou, China, to New York onFeb. 15, 2017, operating a Boeing 787-9 aircraft with 30 business seats and 257 economy seats on the New York route. Xiamen Airlines will operate the route 3X-weekly and has started to sell tickets worldwide.