The Chinese airliner Hainan Airlines is restarting flights from Brussels to Shanghai. Starting the end of May there will be three flights per week. At the moment Hainan Airlines has a direct flight four times per week between Brussels and Beijing.
Hainan Airlines is the largest privately-owned air transport company and the fourth largest airline in terms of fleet size in the People’s Republic of China. It already has direct flights between Brussels and Beijing and will start with the new Brussels to Shanghai connection the end of May. With four flights a week to Beijing and from May, three flights per week to Shanghai, there will be a daily flight from Belgium to China.
Hainan Airliners was established in October 1989 as Hainan Province Airlines. It was renamed Hainan Airlines and became China’s first joint-stock air transport enterprise in January 1993. It began scheduled services the beginning of May, 1993.
Hainan Airlines now operates scheduled domestic and international services on 500 routes from Hainan and nine locations on the mainland, as well as charter services.