Grand China Air, created by HNA Group to be the country's fourth-largest commercial carrier, today will operate its first flight from Beijing to Dalian, although it postponed the ceremony to mark its launch to next month. GCA will operate under the code of CN. It is noteworthy that it chose to operate out of Beijing while its headquarters remains in the provincial capital of Haikou. An industry insider told ATWOnline that GCA "has no other alternatives," as the Hainan provincial government ...

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