Hainan Airlines Flights

Hainan Airlines is the fourth largest airline in China based on the number of aircraft. The airline is based in Hainan and has its primary hubs at the Beijing Capital International Airport and Haikou Meilan International Airport. It also has a secondary hub at the Xi’an Xianyang International Airport.

Hainan Airlines was officially founded in 1993 but was established in 1989 as the Hainan Province Airlines. The airline officially commenced scheduled services in May 1993. Since then, the airline has expanded to a fleet size of over 170 aircraft operating flights to over 100 destinations including those maintained by its subsidiaries. Some of Hainan Airlines' subsidiaries include China Xinhua Airlines, Fuzhou Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and Yunnan Lucky Air.

Hainan Airlines currently operates out of seven bases across China – Beijing-Capital, Xi’an, Haikou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Sanya and Shenzhen. From these bases, Hainan Airlines flies to destinations across Asia, Oceania, Europe and North America. While the airline currently does not operate flights from any Malaysian airport, some of its codeshare partners do. Hainan Airlines has codeshare agreements with several airlines such as American Airlines, Etihad Airways, Hong Kong Airlines and Korean Air.

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Why Fly with Hainan Airlines


Hainan Airlines offers passengers options to check-in for flights at their convenience. The airline's online check-in service is available for most international flights. The availability of the service varies depending on the city of departure. For example, for flights departing Shenzhen, online check-in is available from 14:00 (Beijing time) before the scheduled departure time. If departing from Singapore, online check-in is available 42 hours (local time) before departure. It is best to check with the airline for the latest information.

Passengers who prefer to check-in at the airport can continue to do so. If checking in at airport counters, keep in mind that these will close between 30 to 45 minutes before departure for domestic flights. For international flights, check-in counters close between 30 to 60 minutes so make sure to arrive at the airport with ample time for check-in, security and immigration procedures.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

Hainan Airlines offers complimentary baggage allowance. However, maximum weights and limits will vary depending on the booked travel class and flight route. For flights within China and Asian countries and regions, Economy Class passengers can check-in up to 1 to 2 pieces of luggage with a total combined weight of 20 to 23 kilogrammes (44 to 51 pounds). Business Class passengers can check-in 1 to 2 bags not exceeding a total weight of 30 to 32 kilogrammes (66 to 70 pounds).

For other routes, Economy Class passengers can check-in 1 to 2 bags up to 23 to 40 kilogrammes (51 to 88 pounds) while Business Class passengers have up to 32 to 50 kilogrammes (70 to 100 pounds).

The maximum weight limits and the number of bags allowed will vary depending on the route so be sure to check with the airline.


Hainan Airlines offers two types of cabin classes – Economy and Business Class. Economy Class passengers will enjoy the ergonomically designed seats that come equipped with a seatback touchscreen monitor and are 30 to 32 inches wide.

Meanwhile, Business Class passengers will have the added comfort and privacy of the Business Class cabin. Seats can recline to 180-degree fully flat beds and come equipped with reading lights and USB ports for charging personal devices.

In-flight Services

Hainan Airlines offers complimentary onboard dining. Economy Class passengers will partake in specially crafted meals that are not only delicious but healthy as well. A selection of beverages will be offered to complement the meal. Business Class passengers will have an elegant dining service offering excellent meals served on award-winning china and cutlery.

Hainan Airlines also offer complimentary in-flight entertainment. The airline's on-demand audio and video entertainment system comes equipped with the latest movies, favourite shows, music and games to keep passengers occupied during the journey.

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Haikou City

Hainan Province, P.R. China

HNA PLAZA, No.7 Guoxing Road

Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd.

Postcode: 570206

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