Hainan Airlines international business class

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  • FaroFlyer

    Has anyone flown Hainan Airlines business class from Europe to China? If so, what is the seat like, and also the service?


    I haven’t flown them yet but a colleague flew their very old 2-2-2 Lufthansa style business class last spring. He said bad hard product (zero privacy, no direct aisle access) but service was “as good as Cathay”.

    In short, if you’re lucky to fly on their 1-2-1 reverse herringbone new 789s, then you get the best of both worlds. If not, well, the soft product still shines!


    I have not flown with Hainan Airlines, but I have read much about their service and product, and they come very highly recommended.
    Video attached of Josh Cahill review



    Our Asia Pacific edition ran a news piece when services were started to DUB and EDI.

    Hainan Airlines’ Edinburgh/Dublin flights have taken off

    You can see the difference between the two types of J accommodation.

    The aircraft type was later changed to a B787. And flight frequency is cut to just two flights a week during the winter period.

    Hainan Airlines reducing frequency on Edinburgh/Dublin flights


    The last time I checked with the Area Sales Manager in the US, they did not participate in any major frequent flyer program other than their own, called “Fortune Wings Club”.

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