6-Apr-2011 8:37 AM

American Airlines launches Los Angeles-Shanghai service

American Airlines launched (05-Apr-2011) Los Angeles-Shanghai Pudong service on 05-Apr-2011 becoming the first US carrier to operate non-stop service between the cities. American is operating daily with B777 equipment, configured with 16 first, 37 business and 194 economy class seats.  The service is part of a major expansion of the Los Angeles cornerstone hub that will see more than 30 flights added from 05-Apr-2011 to 15 communities for a total of over 150 daily flights.  [more - American Airlines] [more - American Eagle]