Hainan Airlines’ subsidiary Capital Airlines has opened two international routes—Zhanjiang-Bangkok on Oct. 26 and Beijing-Male on Oct. 27. The Beijing-based carrier has accelerated its international expansion pace as the Chinese economy grows, which has increased outbound travel for China’s citizens. Capital Airlines operates 54 aircraft, comprising 22 Airbus A319s, 31 A320s and one A330. It introduced the first A330 on its first weekly long-haul intercontinental route, ...

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