20 year outlook projects 7,200+ new airplanes, valued at $1.1 trillion - 6.3 percent increase over 2016 forecast
MOU includes eight 787 Dreamliners and eight 737 MAXs
The inaugural flight from Istanbul landed at 8.55am in the Phuket International Airport (HKT) and was welcomed by the customary water cannon salutes in a formal ceremony.
Hainan Airlines announced on August 31 the upcoming launch of its Shenzhen-Cairns service on 19 December. Recently, the carrier and Tourism and Events Queensland have signed a cooperation agreement in Beijing and jointly announced the launch of the service.