Chinese airlines remain interested in aligning with global alliances despite the difficulties associated with joining up or integrating. With Air China and Shanghai Airlines committed to Star Alliance and China Southern Airlines set to join SkyTeam, speculation has turned toward oneworld and Hainan Airlines, which recently opened a new Beijing-Osaka service in cooperation with Japan Airlines. Hainan parent HNA Group told China Business that it established a working group in January to start ...

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