American is finally able to start Chicago-Beijing 777 flights on May 25

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) announced it will begin nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport on May 25, with four flights per week, and will operate four nonstop flights per week from Beijing to Chicago starting May 27. Beginning July 3, American will offer daily departures from both cities. The new route will operate with Boeing 777-200 ERs.

Here is the new schedule:
Chicago to Beijing as of May 25:
On Friday and Sunday
Depart: 8:30 p.m. Arrive: 11:00 p.m. (next day, local time)
On Tuesday and Thursday
Depart: 9:30 p.m. Arrive: 11:59 p.m. (next day, local time)
Beijing to Chicago as of May 27:
On Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday
Depart: 7:59 a.m. Arrive: 7:49 a.m. (same day, local time)
On Tuesday
Depart: 6:59 a.m. Arrive: 6:49 a.m. (same day, local time)