China’s Xiamen Airlines plans to pick up its international expansion pace as it takes delivery of its first Boeing 787-9 this year. The Xiamen-based carrier is expected to open 3X-weekly Xiamen-Melbourne service in June and 4X-weekly Xiamen-Vancouver service in July. It also plans to open daily Fuzhou-New York service in January 2017. Xiamen Airlines began its long-haul international expansion in 2015 when it opened routes from Xiamen to Amsterdam in July 2015; later in the year it ...

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