Category Archives: Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines to launch Guiyang-Paris service on March 24

Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner B-2728 (msn 34938) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 937562.

Hainan Airlines will launch nonstop service between Guiyang, China and Paris on March 24, its fourth nonstop route from mainland China to Paris following Xi’anParis, ChongqingParis and ShenzhenParis.

The once weekly GuiyangParis route will be flown by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and takes off every Sunday.

Hainan Airlines has to date launched 20 European routes servicing Berlin, Brussels, Edinburgh, London, Madrid, Manchester, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Vienna and Zurich.

Guiyang-Paris Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Top Copyright Photo: Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner B-2728 (msn 34938) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 937562.

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Hainan Airlines opens a new Haikou – Osaka link

Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P WL N5515X (B-1928) (msn 39208) BFI (Steve Bailey). Image: 922738.

Hainan Airlines opened a new direct air route on Thursday morning (February 28) between Haikou, capital of south China’s Hainan Province, and Osaka, Japan’s second-largest city.

Tourists visit Qilou ancient street in Haikou, capital of south China’s Hainan Province, on Feb. 6, 2019, the second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

It is this year’s first international air flight from Haikou launched by Hainan Airlines, which has so far opened a number of international routes linking Haikou with cities including Rome, Singapore, Sydney and Melbourne.

Hainan will use a Boeing 737-800 aircraft and operate three flights per week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

The inaugural flight took off at 8:40 a.m. BJT before arriving in Osaka at 1:40 p.m. JPT. It is scheduled to return to Haikou at 7:15 p.m. BJT after departing from Osaka at 2:40 p.m. JPT on the same day.

Top Copyright Photo: Hainan Airlines Boeing 737-84P WL N5515X (B-1928) (msn 39208) BFI (Steve Bailey). Image: 922738.

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Hainan Airlines to launch Shenzhen-Tel Aviv nonstop service on February 22

Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner B-7835 (msn 62712) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 944329.

Hainan Airlines plans to launch nonstop service between Shenzhen, China and Tel Aviv, Israel on February 22. The route, with two round trip flights weekly on Mondays and Fridays, will be serviced by a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. The flights will depart from Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport at 1:35 am Beijing time (BJT) and arrive at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport at 7:35 am Israel Standard Time (IST). The return flight will depart from Tel Aviv at 12:10 pm IST and arrive in Shenzhen at 5:00 am BJT the next day.

Shenzhen is one of the first places where China’s economic reform, now in its fortieth year, was initiated. As one of China’s three major technology and financial centers, the city’s aviation market has huge potential. In recent years, Hainan Airlines has launched over ten long-distance intercontinental routes originating from Shenzhen, with service to and from Brussels, Madrid, Paris and Vancouver, among several other destinations.

Hainan Airlines’ Shenzhen-Tel Aviv Flight Schedule (All times are local).

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner B-7835 (msn 62712) ZRH (Andi Hiltl). Image: 944329.

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Hainan Airlines to launch nonstop Vancouver-Shenzhen service on January 28

First flight on January 15, 2019

Hainan Airlines plans to formally launch nonstop service between Shenzhen and Vancouver on January 28, with two flights weekly, on Mondays and Fridays. The service will be the first nonstop international route connecting Shenzhen and a city in Canada.

A luxury Boeing 787-9 wide-body aircraft with a spacious and comfortable cabin layout will service the new routes. Business class will be equipped with reverse herringbone seating, while every seat on the aircraft comes wired with an exclusive on-demand entertainment system and every passenger will be served sumptuous offerings from both Western and Oriental cuisines. Passengers can also use their portable electronic devices on board.

Hainan Airlines now operates non-stop services between Shenzhen and Auckland, Brisbane, Brussels, Cairns, Madrid, Paris, Vienna and Zurich. The airline now operates 19 routes with destinations in North America including Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, San Jose, Seattle, Tijuana, Toronto and Vancouver, creating a rapid transit network complemented by easy transfer to intermodal forms of transportation.

Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Top Copyright Photo: Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner B-208S (msn 62726) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 945303.

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Hainan Airlines to launch Xi’an-Los Angeles service on December 31

Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner B-2728 (msn 34938) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944785.

Hainan Airlines Holding Company, Ltd. (Hainan Airlines) plans to launch nonstop service between Xi’an and Los Angeles on December 31, 2018. It will be the first scheduled service between Xi’an and Los Angeles and the only intercontinental route between Xi’an and the United States.

The Xi’anLos Angeles service is scheduled to take off from Xi’an at 9:10 pm every Monday and Thursday BJT, and land at Los Angeles at 18:10 pm PT after being in the air for 12 hours and 10 minutes.

The new route will be serviced by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft.

Hainan Airlines already has several routes that originate in Xi’an, with services to Tokyo, Rome, Sydney and Melbourne.

Hainan Airlines has to date launched 18 North American routes covering Seattle/Tacoma, San Jose, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Chicago (O’Hare), Boston, Las Vegas, Toronto (Pearson), Calgary, Vancouver, Mexico City and Tijuana.

Hainan Airlines’ Xi’an-Los Angeles Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Flight No.

Aircraft

Schedule

Departure City

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Arrival City

HU493

Boeing 787

Monday/Thursday

Xi’an

 9:10 pm

6:10 pm

Los Angeles

HU494

Boeing 787

Monday/Thursday

Los Angeles

11:20 pm

5:10 am+2

Xi’an

The airline is also starting Paris (CDG) – Chongqing service on December 19, 2018.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner B-2728 (msn 34938) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944785.

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Hainan Airlines to launch Chongqing-Shanghai-Boston and Chongqing-Shanghai-Seattle/Tacoma service in December

Delivered on October 15, 2018

Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd. announced the upcoming commencement of ChongqingShanghaiBoston and ChongqingShanghaiSeattle/Tacoma services, on December 11 and 12, 2018, respectively.

A luxury wide-body passenger aircraft Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner with a spacious and comfortable cabin layout will service the new routes.

 With the two new services, the number of routes operated by Hainan Airlines departing from Chongqing to destinations across North America will increase to six.

Hainan Airlines is already operating routes from Chongqing to Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Toronto.

Hainan Airlines now operates 16 routes to destinations in the US, Canada and Mexico including Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, San Jose, Seattle/Tacoma, Tijuana, Toronto and Vancouver.

Chongqing-Shanghai-Boston Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Flight No.

Aircraft

Schedule

Departure City

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Arrival City

HU7961

Boeing 789

Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday / Sunday 

Chongqing

 6:55 am

 9:20 am

Pudong

HU7961

Boeing 789

Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday / Sunday 

Pudong

12:35 pm

 1:45 pm

Boston

HU7962

Boeing 789

Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday / Sunday 

Boston

 3:45 pm

 7:20 pm +1

Pudong

HU7962

Boeing 789

Every Monday / Wednesday / Friday/ Sunday

Pudong

10:10 pm

12:55 am +1

Chongqing

Note: Specific timetables can be confirmed on Hainan Airlines’ official website.

Chongqing-Shanghai-Seattle Flight Schedule (All times are local):

Flight No.

Aircraft

Schedule

Departure City

Departure Time

Arrival Time

Arrival City

HU7955

Boeing 789

Every Monday / Wednesday / Friday

Chongqing

 6:55 am

 9:20 am

Pudong

HU7955

Boeing 789

Every Monday / Wednesday / Friday

Pudong

12:55 pm

 7:15 am

Seattle

HU7956

Boeing 789

Every Monday / Wednesday / Friday

Seattle

10:45 am

 3:00 pm +1

Pudong

HU7956

Boeing 789

Every Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday

Pudong

 6:00 pm

 8:55 pm

Chongqing

Top Copyright Photo (all others by Hainan): Hainan Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner B-1140 (msn 62739) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 943951.

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Hainan Airlines today puts the first Airbus A350-900 into service

First Airbus A350-900 for Hainan Airlines

Hainan Airlines flight HU7607 took off from Beijing and landed at Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport at 11:00 am on October 13 Beijing time, marking the successful completion of the maiden commercial revenue flight of the first Airbus A350 aircraft owned by Hainan Airlines Holding Co., Ltd.

The A350-900 provides passengers with a new standard of travel experience with its leading modern cabins. The business class comes equipped with the Staggered seat layout for enhancing passenger privacy and the classic Straight-Line design. In addition, the front section of economy class is equipped with 18″ wide seats that deliver up to 34-35″ in legroom, providing economy class passengers with priority seat selection of extra legroom. Every seat of the aircraft comes with the seat-back entertainment system. Passengers on selected aircraft are also served cappuccino or espresso brewed by a high-end fully-automatic Nespresso capsule coffee machine.

Hainan Airlines’ young luxury fleet now counts over 400 aircraft, mainly consisting of Boeing 737s, 787s and Airbus 330s.

In 2018, the airline will add four new A350-900 aircraft, which will serve Hainan Airlines’ international and domestic routes with the aim of providing passengers with a more convenient and comfortable travel experience.

Copyright Photo (all others by Hainan): Hainan Airlines Airbus A350-941 F-WZFG (msn 226) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 943405.

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