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An island of southern China in the South China Sea, separated from Leizhou Peninsula by a narrow strait. It constitutes China's smallest province.


(ˈhaɪˈnæn) or

Hainan Tao

(Placename) an island and province in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland of S China by the Hainan Strait: part of Guangdong province until 1988; mainland China's largest offshore island. Pop: 8 110 000 (2003 est). Area: 33 572 sq km (12 962 sq miles)



an island in the South China Sea, separated from the mainland by Qiongzhou Strait: constitutes a province in S China. 7,110,000; 12,430 sq. mi. (32,200 sq. km). Cap.: Haikou.
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Hainan Airlines said it will be launching a Beijing-Manchester route in June of 2016, the first nonstop service between the two cities.
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New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Mar 19, 2014 - Hainan Airlines will take delivery of 27 aircraft this year that will help increase the number of routes it flies to the United States and Europe, a company executive said on Wednesday Mar.
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US carrier American Airlines and Beijing-based Hainan Airlines announced on Thursday that the carriers have implemented a new codeshare agreement, effective for travel from 25 March 2012.
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