China's Hainan Airlines to begin nonstop flights between Sea-Tac and Shanghai

SEATTLE -- China’s Hainan Airlines announced Monday it plans to begin nonstop service from Sea-Tac to Shanghai on June 22.

The airline will operate two-class Airbus A330-200 four days a week -- Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with midday departure times. The new flight complements the carrier’s existing nonstop service to Beijing, which will increase to daily on May 1.