HNA Group’s Kunming-based subsidiary Lucky Air launched Kunming-Moscow Airbus A330-300 services June 12, becoming the first Chinese low-cost carrier (LCC) to open a long-haul intercontinental route. This new 2X-weekly service is expected to increase to 3X-weekly in July. Lucky Air president Ding Yongzheng called the new intercontinental service an initial success. He was optimistic about the outlook for developing LCCs and long-haul LCC operations in China. Industry analysts said ...

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