Air China slashes U.S. network to ‘essential’ routes amid coronavirus outbreak
02/06/2020|10:39:56 AM|TPG

Air China is slashing its network to the U.S. to just two routes to maintain “essential air connectivity” amid the drop off in demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The Beijing-based carrier will fly from its Beijing Capital (PEK) base to San Francisco (SFO) via a stop in Los Angeles (LAX), and Washington Dulles (IAD) via New York John F. Kennedy beginning Feb. 11, Air China said in an emergency request to the U.S. Department of Transportation on Feb. 2. The changes were first reported by PaxEx.Aero.

Beijing-Los Angeles-San Francisco: Four flights per week on a Boeing 777-300ER from Feb. 11.

Beijing-New York-Washington: Three flights per week on a 777-300ER from Feb. 12.

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