Beijing (XFNews-ASIA) - Grand China Air, formed from the merger of six carriers led by Hainan Airlines Co Ltd (SHA 600221; SHB 900945), is expected to list in Hong Kong by the second half of 2007, Caijing magazine reported.
Last month, the Ministry of Commerce approved the establishment of Grand China Air, which has total registered capital of 3.09 bln yuan.
The Hainan government is the largest shareholder in Grand China Air with a 48.61 pct stake. Investor George Soros holds 18.64 pct with the remaining 32.75 pct held by HNA and its associates.
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