HNA Group

HNA-owned shipping firm Grand China Shipping chased for US$60m

Grand China Shipping is chased for unpaid charter hire and ship broker commissions on ships leased. Photo: Bloomberg

Creditors are seeking at least US$60 million from Grand China Shipping (Hong Kong), a Hong Kong-registered shipping subsidiary of HNA Group, a leading mainland company which has financier George Soros as a shareholder.

Thursday, 25 April, 2013, 5:30am

Cruise industry sets sail for Asia's growth

Cruise operators are taking a bigger interest in the market potential in Asia but there are challenges to overcome. Photo: ImagineChina

HNA, the mainland airline, hotel and property group, will launch its passenger cruise business tomorrow when its first cruise ship starts its maiden revenue voyage from Sanya to Vietnam.

The move comes amid mounting interest by cruise lines in Asia and especially China, although senior industry executives said there was a raft of challenges to overcome.

25 Jan 2013 - 4:56am

HNA Group spreads wings to France

Representatives of China's Hainan Airlines Group (HNA Group) and French airline Aigle Azur sign agreement in Paris, France, Oct. 23, 2012. Photo: Xinhua

Let's take a break today from all the background noise in cyberspace and trade wars and look instead at an interesting new deal from HNA Group, whose latest equity tie-up in France reflects its ongoing ambition to become one of China's leading global investors.

24 Oct 2012 - 10:29am

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.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lawsuits filed in US against HNA firms

HNA, the maritime, aviation and property group, and several of its shipping offshoots are facing a fresh round of legal disputes in the US from rival companies over its vessels.

11 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

HNA eyes property of Gome founder

Airline and tourism services operator HNA Group is in talks to buy a commercial block in Beijing owned by Wong Kwong-yu, the jailed founder of the biggest electrical appliance retailer on the mainland.

8 May 2015 - 9:12am

HNA takes 49pc stake in Turkish airline ACT

The Hainan-based HNA Group, the fourth-largest airline group in mainland China, has acquired a 49 per cent stake in a Turkish cargo airline as part of its efforts to strengthen its foothold in Europe.

26 Jul 2011 - 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

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