On March 20, 2017, Xiamen Airlines officially announced the launch of its new non-stop service from Los Angeles (LAX) to Xiamen (XMN), scheduled to begin June 28, 2017. The gala dinner and product presentation took place at the Los Angeles Hilton San Gabriel. Susie Zhu, General Manager at the Xiamen Airlines Los Angeles office, and her team welcomed industry VIP’s, members of the Los Angeles tourism community, and the media for this festive occasion. The VIP list included Ms. Shi Lili, Commercial Consul at the Chinese Consulate in Los Angeles, Ms. Pattie MacJennet, Senior Vice President at the Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board, Mr. Stephen Lam, Mayor Pro Tem Monterey Park, Ms. Ning Wu, Director at the China National Tourist Office Los Angeles, Ms. Amy Sandan, Marketing Director for Northeast Asia at Boeing Commercial Airplanes, and Mr. Sharman Zang, President at the China Enterprise Council.
Sky Team member, Xiamen Airlines has over 3 million hours of safe flight operations, and is the only airline in China awarded the prestigious ‘Jinyan Cup’ and ‘Jingying Cup’ for Air Safety for three consecutive years.