Hainan Airlines Group (HNA)

Airline Group


Hainan Airlines Group (HNA) is a large privately-owned airline group based in Hainan, China. Originally founded in 1989, Hainan Airlines is part of Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, and together with its affiliates the Hainan Airlines Group operates an extensive network of domestic and international services from its main hub at Haikou Meilan International Airport.

The Hainan Airlines Group is headquartered in Haikou City, Hainan and is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE: 600221). Members of the Hainan Airlines Group include:

  • Hainan Airlines (since 1989)
  • Air Changan
  • Lucky Air (since 2004)
  • Tianjin Airlines (through Grand China Airlines Holding Company, since 2004)
  • Hong Kong Airlines (since 2006)
  • Beijing Capital Airlines (since May-2010)
  • China Xinhua Airlines (since 2011)
  • Fuzhou Airlines (since Oct-2014)
  • Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines (since Feb-2015) 
  • West Air
  • Shanxi Airlines
  • Urumqi Air (30% stake, following strategic agreement with Xinjiang Government in Nov-2018)
  • Deer Jet
  • Azul (Aug-2016)
  • Hong Kong Air Cargo
  • Air Guilin
  • Suparna Airlines (previously Yangtze River Express and Yangzte River Airlines)
  • Hubei Airlines (proposed, 2019)

Other affiliates include:

  • Virgin Australia Holdings

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