(HNA) has taken delivery of its first A330 on lease from CIT Aerospace. The aircraft powered by Rolls Royce Trent 700 engines was
handed over to the HNA Chairman, Mr. Chen Feng in a ceremony held in Toulouse. The aircraft
can seat 222
passengers in a two-class configuration.
The HNA Group, the fourth largest aviation group in China, comprises Hainan Airlines, Xinhua Airlines, Changan Airlines, Shanxi Airlines
and is now setting up its Grand China Air. The group currently operates 12 A319s and has 98 Airbus aircraft on order.
“This new aircraft in service will allow us to expand services to major business and leisure destinations across China and to offer
new routes, benefiting from the aircraft’s unique operational costs savings while providing our passengers with an optimal travel comfort”
said Mr. Chen Feng, Chairman of HNA Group.
HNA was established in 1993 and currently operates on trunk routes, regional routes and business charter services to more than 90
The A330/A340 is a
family of six true wide-body aircraft models with capacities covering 253 to 380 seats, regional to ultra long haul
passenger markets and the 64-69 tonne cargo market. The A330-200 can fly distances up to 6,750 nm / 12,500 km with a full passenger load.
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