Consolidation appears to be the development trend in China's airline industry, but Hainan Airlines Group President Chen Feng said that the "super carrier" idea promoted by some officials will not work. Chen was speaking yesterday after attending the Communist Party of China's national congress in Beijing. He noted that Air China, China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Hainan have controlled 90% of the domestic market since 2002 despite the increase in new entrants. "I don't ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Hainan's Chen says Chinese super carrier will not fly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.