Aviation: Chinese Hainan Airlines to Start Africa flights to Egypt

The owners of Ghanaian AWA Hainan Airlines is ramping up it’s presence in Africa by starting a 3 times weekly flight to Cairo Egypt.

Hainan Airlines a massive Chinese Aviation company had been quiet on Africa but with this move it is showing a greater interest in Africa.

It will be recalled that recently it advertises for a new CEO for its Ghanaian carrier AWA which is a small airline but observers are watching how it plans to scale up it’s operations within Mainland Africa.
According to a newsflash in CH Aviation portal, the airline is planning to resume flights to mainland Africa following an application to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

In its request for route authority, the HNA Group unit said it wanted to operate a three times weekly Beijing Capital-Cairo Int’l, Egypt beginning December of this year.

Hainan Airlines last served Africa in 2012 serving Khartoum, Sudan via Dubai Int’l and Luanda via Abu Dhabi Int’l.

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