Air China A319. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Air China signed an agreement with the Dalian government to launch Dalian Airlines, replacing Hainan Airlines, which had reached agreement with the local government last year to launch the airline. The venture, which has yet to receive CAAC approval, has no specific timetable on when it will be launched. According to the cooperative agreement, the new entity will be based in Dalian and is expected to open some international routes to Korea and ...

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