HNA Group subsidiary Yangtze River Airlines looks toward international expansion in 2017 as China’s outbound passenger travel continues to grow. The Shanghai-based carrier plans to take delivery of two Boeing 787 aircraft, which Hainan Airlines expects to introduce in 2017. Hainan Airlines raised its stake in Yangtze River Airlines from 0.37% to 11.6% in July. Last year the airline was transformed from Yangtze River Express, a cargo carrier that launched in 2002, and operated a fleet ...

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