Hainan Airlines Applies For New Route To Africa

According to CAAC, Hainan Airlines has applied to open two routes to Africa starting from this August.

If it gets approval, Hainan Airlines will be the third air company in China that has opened routes to Africa: following China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines.

The two routes Hainan Airlines plans to open are: a nonstop route from Beijing to Egypt's capital Cairo with three flights per week, operated using Airbus A340 aircraft and a route from Beijing to Johannesburg via Guangzhou with two flights per week also using A340 aircraft.