Chinese conglomerate HNA Group, which has recently acquired a number of aviation businesses, is open to further purchases as it seeks to become a global Fortune 100 company. Over the last year, Hainan-based HNA Group has acquired—or entered talks to acquire—a 13% stake in Virgin Australia, 7% of Atlantic Gateway (which owns 50% of TAP Portugal), 23.7% of Brazilian carrier Azul, Irish lessor Avolon, handling company Swissport International, catering firm Gategroup Holdings, and ...

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