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Hainan Airlines

Group shuffle may upset HK Air stock offering

Hong Kong Airlines may have to ground its HK$5 billion initial public offering because of a consolidation plan within the HNA Group, which is designed to clear the way for Hainan Airlines' eight billion yuan (HK$9.86 billion) A-share placement.

Friday, 13 April, 2012, 12:00am

HNA among final bidders for Hungary flag carrier

HNA Group is close to acquiring an equity stake in Hungarian flag carrier Malev, which would mark the first European investment for the mainland airline.

'The company is about to get a stake in the national carrier of Hungary,' said a person familiar with the situation.

15 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

HNA in mainland hotels push with Spanish group

HNA Group, the parent of Hong Kong Airlines and Hainan Airlines, will bring European hotel chain NH Hotels to the mainland this year after investing Euro431.6 million (HK$4.75 billion) in the Madrid-listed company.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Trade delegation seals US$2b deals in UK

28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Pilots fired as two small HK airlines merge

For some small operators, a merger is perhaps the best survival tactic in the cutthroat aviation industry.

Hong Kong's two small money-losing airlines, which have a common shareholder, are synchronising routes and integrating management and sales operations to seek elusive profitability, according to company sources.

2 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Hainan Airlines plans massive fleet boost

Hainan Airlines, the mainland's fourth-biggest commercial carrier by fleet size, plans to add 20 to 30 planes in each of the five years after the group's restructuring, said Chen Feng, chairman of the airline's parent, HNA Group.

20 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Hainan Air tips eightfold profit rise

Hainan Airlines, the mainland carrier backed by United States billionaire George Soros, said first-half net profit would surge eightfold because of the strong yuan and a fall in domestic jet fuel prices.

18 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

HK Express stake sale gets clearance

The Hong Kong government yesterday approved the sale of a 45 per cent stake in Hong Kong Express Airways to HNA Group, the state-owned parent of Hainan Airlines, for an undisclosed sum.

Earlier this year, HNA Group bought an identical interest in Hong Kong's other small airline, CR Airways.

4 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

HNA shake-up brings airline to minor cities

HNA Group and its subsidiary Hainan Airlines plan to set up a new airline, Grand China Express Air, to operate routes to minor cities for low-end passengers as a part of the group's restructuring plan.

1 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

CR Airways seeks more planes

China Rich Airways, the Hong Kong-based carrier that began operations last year, plans to lease three more Boeing 737-800s from its state-owned shareholder, HNA Group, by the end of the year to add eight more routes to China and Vietnam, sources say.

The carrier plans to fly to Tianjin and Changsha three times a week by the end of August.

24 May 2006 - 12:00am

Airline sued for turning away badly injured girl

Hainan Airlines is being sued for 1 million yuan after refusing to allow an injured girl to board a plane and fly for medical treatment, a decision the family says forced doctors to later amputate her right foot.

8 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

HNA tipped to get green light for CR Airways

State-owned HNA Group, which partly owns Hainan Airlines, is expected to get the approval in its protracted bid for CR Airways after the group's chairman agreed to take only 45 per cent of the Hong Kong company, instead of the original 60 per cent, sources said yesterday.

30 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Decision on CR Airways at hand

The government is 'very close' to deciding whether a mainland-backed CR Airways will be eligible to become a Hong Kong-designated airline in a move that will increase competition for travel dollars in the city, according to a senior official.

23 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Asian Tour forced to cancel event over licence

The Asian Tour has been forced to cancel next week's Haikou Open-Hainan Airlines Cup in China, said its chief executive Louis Martin.

Martin said yesterday that this was a huge disappointment as the event's main sponsors and venue, the West Coast Golf Club, were all geared up to host the inaugural US$250,000 tournament on Hainan island.

13 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Airlines sign orders for 42 Boeing 787 Dreamliners

Four mainland airlines yesterday put the final touches to widely reported agreements for the newest long-range Boeing aircraft, in deals worth as much as US$5 billion.

Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines and Xiamen Airlines have agreed to buy 42 Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a scaled-down version of a deal first reported as 60 units in January.

9 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

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