Malaysia Airlines and Hainan Airlines Group signed (22-Oct-2009) a strategic cooperation agreement, covering "resource sharing, multi-hub airline network and expediting international development progress", while also enabling Malaysia Airlines Cargo (MASkargo), access to HNA Group's global network. [more]
Malaysia Airlines: "Through this partnership, we are looking to provide our passengers and cargo with improved connectivity to domestic destinations in China and increase feeder traffic from the Chinese domestic points to our international services. This mutually rewarding partnership will combine excellent service with world-class operations and augurs well for our customers who will enjoy more flight connectivity and trade lanes," Tengku Dato' Azmil Zahruddin, Managing Director. Source: Malaysia Airlines, 22-Oct-2009.