Hainan Airlines’ four subsidiaries have formed a partnership being hailed as the world’s first low-cost carrier (LCC) alliance. The U-FLY Alliance brings together Hong Kong-based Hong Kong Express Airlines, Kunming-based Lucky Air, Urumqi-based Urumqi Airlines and Chongqing-based West Air. Member carriers said that under the U-Fly Alliance they will deepen their cooperation and optimize slots connection. Together, they operate a total of 67 aircraft on 168 routes with 298 daily ...

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