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Great Hainan Business Class Fares From The US

Hainan Airlines is generally regarded as the best airline in mainland China. They have an excellent onboard product, in terms of the seats, service, and even food and drinks. Hainan often has attractive business class fares, which can be a great way…

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Alaska Mileage Plan Offering Double Miles On Hainan

Alaska Mileage Plan is one of my favorite frequent flyer programs, given their unique array of airline partners, combined with their generous mileage earning rates. Alaska Airlines sometimes has promotions offering bonus miles for travel on their partners,…

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Hainan Airlines Will Fly A350 To Boston

Hainan Airlines is generally regarded as the best mainland Chinese airline, and I've had positive experiences flying with them. The airline primarily flies 787s to the US, as they have 38 of them, including 787-8 and 787-9 variants. The airline already…

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Hainan Airlines Dreamliners Business Class

Hainan’s New 787-9 Business Class & Premium Economy

Hainan Airlines has announced some spiffy new interiors for their 787-9s. For those of you not familiar with Hainan Airlines, they're based in Beijing, and are one of the best mainland Chinese carriers. They are the only mainland Chinese airline to have…

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Hainan 787 Business Class

Hainan Launching Flights Between Xi’an & LAX

We’ve seen an incredible amount of growth when it comes to aviation in China, and in particular we’ve seen huge expansion when it comes to longhaul international flights being operated by mainland Chinese carriers. This has included a lot of routes that…

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Hainan 787 Business Class

Alaska Updates Mileage Earning Rates On Hainan

In 2015 Alaska Airlines and Hainan Airlines announced a partnership. This has been fantastic for Mileage Plan members, since Hainan often has reasonable paid business class fares, and they also have an excellent onboard product. So you've been able to…

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Hainan 787 Business Class

Hainan Wants To Fly Between LAX & Xi’an

We've seen an incredible amount of growth when it comes to aviation in China, and in particular we've seen huge expansion when it comes to longhaul international flights being operated by mainland Chinese carriers. This has included a lot of routes that…

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Hainan A330

HNA Group Allegedly Can’t Finance New Airbus Planes

HNA Group is a massive Chinese conglomerate that has stakes in all kinds of travel brands. This includes about a dozen Chinese airlines, as well as major international hotel brands, like Hilton and Carlson. While the company was investing like crazy,…

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Hainan 787 Business Class

Hainan Airlines Is Launching Nonstop Flights To Mexico

Hainan Airlines has just formally announced that they'll be launching nonstop flights between Beijing and Mexico as of March 21, 2018. The flight will operate 3x weekly from Beijing to Mexico City via Tijuana, with the following schedule, per @airlineroute:…

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Hainan Is Introducing A New 787 Business Class Product

When it comes to aviation in China, all airlines are most definitely not created equal. I've flown longhaul business or first class on Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Hainan, and Xiamen, and had very different experiences across all the airlines.…

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Hainan Airlines Business Class 787 – 1

Hainan’s Two New LAX Routes Are Now Bookable

These routes have been rumored for quite a while, and now they're finally confirmed. Hainan Airlines will be launching twice weekly flights from Los Angeles to both Chengdu and Chongqing starting in just a few weeks. As of March 15, 2017, Hainan will…

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Hainan Airlines Business Class 787 – 1

Great Business Class Fares To China On Hainan!

Last January Hainan Airlines began twice weekly flights between Los Angeles and Changsha, which is an interesting new route. They had some incredible ~$1,350 roundtrip business class introductory fares when the route first launched, which represented…

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Hainan Airlines Business Class 787 – 1

Hainan Wants To Add Routes From Chengdu To LAX & JFK

China's aviation policies are bizarre to me. The country has a rule where only one Chinese airline can operate any individual longhaul route. Given the pace at which Chinese airlines are growing, this is causing many of them to scramble in order to launch…

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Great Hainan Business Class Tickets From Los Angeles To China

This January Hainan Airlines began 2x weekly flights between Los Angeles and Changsha, which is an interesting new route. They had some incredible ~$1,350 roundtrip business class introductory fares when the route first launched, which represented an…

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