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HAIKOU, April 13 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee supports Hainan in comprehensively deepening reform and opening-up, hoping Hainan will strive for a vivid model of socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era, President Xi Jinping said Friday. Xi, ...
China will set up an international free trade zone and port on the island of Hainan, state radio said on Friday, citing President Xi Jinping, granting foreign firms greater economic freedom in the southernmost province.
HAIKOU, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday announced a decision to develop the island of Hainan into a pilot free trade zone. "Here I solemnly announce that the Communist Party of China Central Committee has decided to support Hainan in developing the whole island into a ...
Another day, another development in the seemingly never-ending HNA debt saga. While HNA Group and many of its subsidiaries are involved in the tourism industry, HNA's flagship subsidiary (and where it all started) Hainan Airlines is perhaps more vital to the tourism industry than other HNA properties.
Forum marks 30th anniversary of founding of province, economic zone. The island of Hainan in South China will play a greater role in China's opening-up as 2018 marks the 30th anniversary of the founding of the province and the special economic zone as well as the 40th anniversary of the ...

Concern about an aerial missile attack in Syria and the warning issued by the European Organization for the Safety of Air Navigation (Eurocontrol) caused China's Hainan Airlines to cancel a flight from Shanghai scheduled to land today in Tel Aviv. The company stated that it canceled the flight because ...
JINHUA, China, March 30, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kandi Technologies Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:KNDI) (the "Company" or "Kandi") today announced that the Kandi Model K23 production launch ceremony was hosted by Kandi Electric Vehicles (Hainan) Co., Ltd. ("Kandi Hainan"). Government officials ... Hainan
Brussels Airport held a special ceremony to welcome the arrival of Hainan Airlines' first flight from Shenzhen on 20 March. Arnaud Feist, CEO Brussels Airport; Xing Qu, Chinese Ambassador to Belgium; and Olivier Yang, Country Manager, Hainan Airlines marked the event by performing ceremonial ribbon ... Hainan
Hainan Airlines was founded by Chen Feng in 1993, and counted US billionaire George Soros among its early investors. Its parent, HNA, emerged as a powerful conglomerate that went on an aggressive spree of asset purchases around the globe, including taking stakes in hotel group Hilton Worldwide ... Hainan
China continues to boost its aerial surveillance capabilities on its southern island of Hainan: a strategic location for military operations in the South China Sea. Commercial satellite imagery captured in February 2018 shows that two Guizhou Aviation Industry Group (GAIG) Xianglong ('Soaring Dragon') ... Hainan
Hainan Airlines has made up missed fuel payments before the March 15 deadline and has continued international expansion plans by opening three routes from Shenzhen this week. Earlier this month, South China Bluesky Aviation Oil, a subsidiary of China National Aviation Fuel Group, threatened to stop ... Hainan
Hainan is China's largest independent airline and it is launching a new service from Dublin to Beijing. Hainan Airlines will launch a new year-round service from Dublin to Beijing starting on 12 June. Flights will operate four times a week; on two days, the service will be direct flights between Dublin and ... Hainan
Hainan Airlines will launch a non-stop service between Heathrow and Changsha Huangua International airport in Hunan province on 23 March. The announcement follows the roll-out of Hainan's flights between Manchester and Beijing. The airline says Changsha is the political, economic, cultural and ... Hainan
Hainan Airlines will take over the HNA Group's stakes in two domestic airlines, MRO providers SR Technics and HNA Aviation Technology, and three other businesses as part of the distressed group's ongoing asset re-organisation. Hainan says it will assume controlling stakes in West Air, Guilin Airlines, ... Hainan
Hainan is boosting medical tourism as a new growth driver by developing a medical tourism pilot zone, a provincial official revealed on Tuesday. Shen Xiaoming, governor of Hainan province, made his remarks at a panel discussion of Hainan delegation during the ongoing first session of the 13th National ... Hainan

Atlantis' first integrated entertainment resort in China has opened, following the unveiling of the AUD$2bn Atlantis Sanya on Haitang Bay National Coast, Hainan Island. “Following an intense development period of long days and nights by a team of approximately 3,000 colleagues, we are proud to ... Hainan
DUBAI, March 5 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Atlantis Resorts & Residences said Monday that Atlantis Sanya, its "flagship resort" in China's Hainan province, opened during the Chinese New Year, in a bid to tap into China's booming tourism market. The resort, with an investment of 1.6 ... Hainan
In a formal notice seen by Mingtiandi, South China Bluesky Aviation Oil, a subsidiary of China National Aviation Fuel Group, said it would stop supplying fuel to Hainan Airlines because the flagship HNA unit has missed payments since October 2017. State-owned China National Aviation Fuel Group has ... Hainan
HAIKOU, March 1 (Xinhua) -- Holidaymakers in Hainan had an unforgettable Spring Festival holiday this year, but not always for the right reasons. The tropical island is a popular winter destination, especially around the Chinese Lunar New Year. However, unseasonal heavy fog disrupted the schedules of ... Hainan
HAIKOU, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- Hainan Airlines said Friday it would deploy wide-body aircrafts and increase flights to help ease traffic jams for ferries in south China's Hainan Province. The airline said it would add 88 flights with nearly 10,000 seats from Feb. 23 to March 2 to help transport stranded ... Hainan
We met Sun in Seattle to discuss Hainan's growing business and links in the Pacific Northwest, biofuels, Sea-Tac Airport's new international arrivals facility, and his passion for Boeing's “revolutionary” Dreamliner. You have a partnership and mileage reward sharing deal with Alaska Airlines, which flies your ... Hainan
SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China is drafting a proposal to allow gambling on Hainan Island, people familiar with the talks said, in what would be an unprecedented move that could reshape gaming in China's territories and transform the economy of a strategic southern province. Hainan
IN CHINA'S southernmost province of Hainan, inside a glittering skyscraper shaped like a sail, Zeng Xianyun has been waiting for Chinese President Xi Jinping, in more ways than one. This week, Mr Xi will visit the island and hotel magnates like Mr Zeng hope the leader will come bearing gifts: new ... Hainan
Flying via Hong Kong, China is surprisingly accessible. After a short add-on flight to Hainan Island, you find yourself at Haikou airport, the most southerly holiday destination part of China. A two-hour transfer south to Shenzhou Peninsular enables you to really embrace the Chinese landscape during the ... Tycoons
CHINA. Duty free sales at two offshore stores in Hainan Province accelerated by +25% year-on-year to RMB450 million (US$71.3 million) during the critical Golden Week (17 to 21 February). The figures were first revealed through multiple reports in Chinese state media (including and ... Tycoons
HAIKOU, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- A heavy fog again disrupted ferry services on the Qiongzhou Strait in south China, stranding thousands of cars on Hainan island, local authorities said Sunday. According to local meteorology and maritime departments, the fog was expected to last between Friday night and ... Tycoons
Hainan Airlines has been trying to gain permission to operate this flight since 2016. The Civil Aviation Authority of China has finally granted approval of its last application, and the airline was quick to launch the new flight. In its last application to the Aviation Authority, Hainan Airlines also sought clearance ... Tycoons
Hainan Airlines seems to be aiming to increase the number of services it operates to the UK and Ireland following a series of reported new route ... Hainan Airlines currently operates just one route to the UK; it started a Manchester-Beijing service in June 2016, which is claimed will be worth £250 million in ... Tycoons
HAIKOU, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- A large plot of salinized farmland has been successfully transformed into grassland in south China's Hainan Province, boosting tourism and poverty reduction. Authorities in Wenchang City brought in three companies last year to develop the farmland, which farmers abandoned ... Tycoons
SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - China is drafting a proposal to allow gambling on Hainan Island, people familiar with the talks said, in what would be an unprecedented move that could reshape gaming in China's territories and transform the economy of a strategic southern province. Tycoons
Virgin Australia's Velocity Frequent Flyer members can now use their Velocity points to book Hainan Airlines and Hong Kong Airlines reward flights via the Velocity website. From Sydney, travellers can fly business class aboard Hainan to Changsha, Haikou or Xi'an for 78,000 Velocity points plus a payment ... Tycoons
Beijing's ambitions to bring more tourists and gambling to an island billed as China's Hawaii is sparking visions of a rapid transformation for an important provincial region. The plan for Hainan includes allowing gambling on the island, relaxing visa rules and building a new airport to draw foreign cash to the ... Tycoons
HAIKOU • China is drafting a proposal to allow gambling on Hainan Island, people familiar with the talks said, in what would be an unprecedented move that could reshape gaming in China's territories and transform the economy of a strategic southern province. Government agencies under a party reform ... Tycoons
Round-trip fare from LAX to Changsha, China, for $484 on Hainan Airlines. By Catharine Hamm. Feb 02, 2018 | 7:00 AM. Round-trip fare from LAX to Changsha, China, for $484 on Hainan Airlines. You can fly to Changsha, China, for $484. It is said that Mao Zedong, depicted in this 105-foot-tall sculpture in Changsha, once ... Tycoons
HAIKOU (WASHINGTON POST) - China is drafting a proposal to allow gambling on Hainan Island, people familiar with the talks said, in what would be an unprecedented move that could reshape gaming in China's territories and transform the economy of a strategic southern province. Government ... Tycoons
Arnaud Feist, CEO, Brussels Airport Company, commented, “We are very pleased to add, together with Hainan Airlines, a third direct connection with China to our network. […] The expansion of the network to one of the largest growth regions in the world offers the Belgian economy and business community ... Tycoons
HAIKOU, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- Offshore duty-free shops on the island province of Hainan sold more than 27 billion yuan (4.19 billion U.S. dollars) of goods from 2013 to the end of 2017, the provincial finance bureau announced Wednesday. One of the shops is in the provincial capital of Haikou and the other, ... Tycoons
HAIKOU, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- South China's Hainan Province will invest 21 million yuan (3.3 million U.S. dollars) to build public kitchens for rural schools in six pilot counties and cities, the provincial education department said Tuesday. The project aims to attract teachers to stay at the rural schools by ... Tycoons
BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- South China's Hainan Province was criticized Tuesday by an inspection team of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) for its failure to supervise land reclamation and control water pollution. Hainan's reclaimed land was mainly used for tourism and real estate, putting pressure ... Tycoons
Traveling well when overseas for work is a fine art and passengers can do several things to make better experiences out of their international business trips, the president of Hainan Airlines says. Jianfeng "Jeff" Sun has been the Chinese airline's president since 2015, but despite his executive duties ... Tycoons
The South China Morning Post said the Hainan-based conglomerate took on significant debt in last years due to its shopping spree which saw it acquire dozens of companies around the world, including Avolon, Gategroup, Servair, SR Technics, CIT Aerospace along multiple other travel, property, logistics ... Tycoons
BEIJING - Hainan Airlines will officially launch a non-stop service between Shenzhen and Brussels on March 20, 2018. Following the launch of the Beijing=Brussels and Shanghai Pudong=Brussels services, this will be Hainan Airlines' third direct flight from China to Brussels. The route increases the ... Tycoons
The deal was signed by Hainan Airlines Holding executive chairman and CEO Bao Qifa and CFM parent company Safran CEO Philippe Petitcolin. Hainan Airlines Holding is a subsidiary of HNA Group. Between its mainline Hainan Airlines and affiliates, the company operates a fleet of 560 aircraft—mostly ... Tycoons
Hainan, China's southernmost offshore island, is a popular resort known for its tropical climate and alluring seas. The one-month festival is the largest one in recent years. It featured 118 activities across the island, attracting a record number of participants from home and abroad. The festival aimed to create ... Tycoons
During the visit, Chief Executive of Wicklow County Council Frank Curran emphasised the support of the council for the Hospitality and Tourism Initiative between Hainan University and DIT and of its continuing commitment to developing and enriching the growing relationship between Wicklow and Hainan. Tycoons
China's southern Hainan province plans to stop assessing the performance of officials based on gross domestic product (GDP) targets, but the new policy won't be implemented everywhere on the island province. The provincial government released revised guidelines for assessing the performance of local ... Tycoons
HAIKOU, China—Hainan Rubber Group signed a memorandum Dec. 11 to set up an investment vehicle to develop projects in natural rubber and other related sectors in Africa. Such investment will have a special focus on the Community of Portuguese Language Countries in Africa, Hainan Rubber said. Tycoons


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