CHENGDU- Sichuan Airlines (3U) plans to resume flights to the United States beginning November 24. The airline aims to offer two flights per week connecting Chengdu (TFU) and Los Angeles (LAX) using their Airbus A350-900 aircraft.
As of November 2023, Sichuan Airlines operates flights to 109 destinations within China and 26 international destinations across 19 different countries.
Sichuan Los Angeles Flights
The route from LAX to TFU will include a technical stop in Hangzhou (HGH).
The Chengdu-based airline has a fleet of five Airbus A350-900.
It’s important to note that these plans are contingent on approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), reported Ishrion Aviation.
About Sichuan Airlines
Sichuan Airlines is a Chinese airline with its primary hub located at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Chengdu, Sichuan Province. It holds the distinction of being the largest airline in western China.
Sichuan Airlines predominantly operates regular domestic and international flights departing from major airports such as Chengdu Shuangliu Airport, Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, and Kunming Changshui International Airport.
Additionally, it was the first mainland Chinese airline to incorporate Airbus A320 aircraft into its fleet and among the initial group of airlines in mainland China to receive Airbus A350 aircraft.
Sichuan Airlines has also introduced the Golden Panda Club, a frequent-flyer program designed to accrue mileage on every flight, providing opportunities to redeem free tickets and various other rewards.
As members accumulate sufficient mileage, they can achieve VIP status, entitling them to complimentary upgrades, access to the first-class lounge, increased baggage allowances, and additional value-added services.
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