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Airline Profiles – Hainan Airlines

by Matt Falcus
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Hainan Airlines profile

Airline Details




Base: Haikou, Hainan

Hubs: Changsha Huanghua International, Dalian Zhoushuizi International, Guangzhou Baiyun International, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International, Lanzhou Zongchuan International, Shenzhen Bao’an International, Taiyuan Wusu International, Urumqi Diwopu International


About Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines is a growing Chinese airline which has managed to gain a reputation for quality service, culminating in a 5-star Skytrax listing – the only airline in China to receive such a coveted status.

The airline is headquartered in Haikou on the island of Hainan, which is an upcoming tourist destination. However, its domestic network stretches throughout China, and it has a heavy presence at most of the major hub airports.

Hainan Airlines has a growing international network, stretching mainly from Beijing, but also from Changsha and Guangzhou.

Notable international destinations include Auckland, Bangkok, Berlin, Boston, Brussels, Calgary, Chicago O’Hare, Las Vegas McCarran, Los Angeles LAX, Manchester, Melbourne, Moscow, Paris CDG, Prague, Rome Fiumicino, San Jose, Seattle Tacoma, Singapore, St. Petersburg, Sydney, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Toronto.

Hainan has also recently applied to serve London Heathrow.


Hainan Airlines cabin

Hainan Airlines Fleet

Hainan Airlines operates a mix of modern Western airliners, including:

Boeing 737-700

Boeing 737-800

Boeing 767-300ER

Boeing 787-8

Boeing 787-9

Airbus A330-200

Airbus A330-300

It is expected to take delivery of the new Comac C919 when it enters service.


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Hainan Airlines Livery

Hainan Airlines operates a white, red and yellow scheme. Aircraft occasionally wear promotional graphics and titles.

The Hainan Airlines corporate logo is composed of elements that include the golden wings of the golden Garuda (a mythological Chinese bird), the top of its head (a pearl that represents the sun and the moon), its golden horn, a styling representing its beak, and auspicious clouds.


Read a recent report of the onboard service on the Manchester to Beijing flight by Hainan Airlines here.


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