Hainan Airlines parent HNA Group is planning to launch Urumqi Airlines, in conjunction with the Urumqi municipal government. The new subsidiary will further explore the market potential in West China. The new venture will be launched based on the assets of Hainan Airlines Xinjiang Branch Co., which is the second biggest carrier in the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, following China Southern Airlines. According to an industry insider, Haikou-based Hainan Airlines is expected to be the ...

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