Hainan Airlines Co., Ltd. was founded in January, 1993 in Hainan Province, China's largest special economic zone. As one of China's fastest developing and most active airlines, Hainan Airlines is committed to provide passengers with holistic, seamless and high quality services.
Hainan Airlines has a new, luxurious fleet comprised mainly of the Boeing 737, Boeing 767, Airbus A330, Airbus A340, Boeing 787 which are utilized for passenger and cargo transportation. Since 1993, in addition to Haikou, its main hub, Hainan Airlines has established 7 bases in Beijing, Xi'an, Taiyuan, Urumqi, Guangzhou, Dalian and Shenzhen, as well as an extensive network that spreads across China, covers Asia, and spreads out to Europe, the Americas, Oceania and Africa. Hainan Airlines has opened nearly 500 Chinese domestic and international routes flying to more than 90 cities.
Hainan Airlines has been carrying out safe operations for 20 successive years since its inception and has continued to maintain an excellent safety record. Its service has won general approval from a vast number of passengers as well as from within the civil aviation industry. In January 2011, Hainan Airlines was rated as a SKYTRAX five-star airline company and in March 2012 was once again awarded this rating. In July of the same year, it received two significant awards: SKYTRAX named Hainan Airlines the best airline in China for the third consecutive year and it was commended for its outstanding service in the China region. It was selected by internationally renowned consulting appraisal agency Millward Brown to be listed on the "BRANDZ Top 50 Most Valuable Chinese Brands" of 2013. In April 2013, Hainan Airlines was rated as a SKYTRAX five-star airline company for the third consecutive year.
Hainan Airlines has inherited "the Eastern way of receiving passengers", while advocating the service ethos of "respecting the passenger", abiding by the "SMILE" service principle and passing on the brand concept of "meeting by chance, cherishing together", manifesting "the beauty of the East" as an international new brand image. Hainan Airlines is determined to become a world class airline enterprise of the Chinese people and a world class airline brand.