Xiamen Airlines will launch its first direct flight between Seattle and Shenzhen, the economic powerhouse city in southeast China, on September 26. This is also going to be the first direct route between Shenzhen and the United States.
The new round-trip flight between Seattle and Shenzhen is available on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Boeing 787 aircrafts will be used on the route, carrying maximum 213 passengers. The inbound flight that leaves from Seattle takes less than 14 hours, and the outbound flight that leaves from Shenzhen only takes less than 13 hours. Xiamen Airlines will provide on board WiFi, duty free shopping, and membership rewards on the flight.
This route is going to fly nonstop from Seattle to Shenzhen, and then onward to Xiamen. Hence, it also provides travelers a one-stop access to Xiamen from Seattle.