Hainan Airlines will begin thrice weekly Airbus A330 flights from Shenzen and Hangzhou to Sydney from January 19 next year.
“I welcome Hainan Airlines to Sydney Airport,” Sydney Airport CEO Russell Balding said. “It is a fast growing airline with an extensive domestic network across China. This is great news for Sydney and demonstrates again the significant economic contribution that the airport makes to Sydney.
The airlines’s two class A330-200s seat 36 in business (with lie-flat seats in a 2-2-2 configuration) and 186 in economy.