Hainan Airlines launches new routes between New York and Chengdu and Chongqing.
HNA Technology Group established.
HNA Aviation acquired majority stake in SR Technics, leading Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul operator.
Air Guilin successfully initiated its first flight from Guilin to Zhengzhou.
Bohai Leasing, now Bohai Capital Holding, acquired a 100% stake in Avolon Holdings Ltd., an aircraft leasing company, becoming the fourth largest aircraft leasing company in the world.
HNA acquired a 23.7% stake in Azul Brazilian Airlines, the third largest airline in Brazil, becoming its largest single shareholder.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and British Prime Minister David Cameron attended the signing of a cooperation agreement between Mr. Chen Feng, Chairman of the Board of HNA Group, and Warren East, CEO of Rolls-Royce.
HNA acquired 100% equity in Swissport, the world’s largest ground and cargo handling services provider.
Urumqi Air, Fuzhou Airlines and Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines commence operation.
After acquiring a 20% stake in NH Hotel Group in April 2013, HNA further increased its equity holding to 29.5%, becoming the largest shareholder of NH Hotel Group.
HNA completed the acquisition of TIP Trailer Leasing Company, the largest trailer leasing company in Europe.
HNA completed the acquisition of a 20% stake in NH Hotel Group, the third largest hotel chain in Europe.
HNA founded Ghana AWA Airlines.
HNA acquired GE SEACO, the world’s fifth-largest container leasing company.
Hainan Airlines became the seventh SKYTRAX five-star airline, an honor which continues today.
HNA acquired myTECHNIC, a major aircraft maintenance company in Turkey.
Capital Airlines launches maiden flight.
West Air launched.
The first flight of Lucky Air was successfully undertaken.
The academic study HNA Group: “A Miracle in Civil Aviation” was published by Harvard Business School, as part of the OPM training program for senior managers.
Hainan Airlines launches its first intercontinental flight route jointly operated with Malév Hungarian Airlines, from Beijing to Budapest.
HNA Group conducted equity restructuring cooperation with Xi'an Minsheng Group Co., Ltd.
The Hainan Meilan International Airport Company Limited listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
HNA received the right to establish operations for a flight route between Sanya and Seoul.
HNA Hotel Group was established.
Shares of Hainan Airlines Company Limited were formally listed and transacted on Shanghai Stock Exchange.
HNA Group signed an agreement with American Airlines Investment Co., Ltd.; the first air transport enterprise of Sino-foreign joint venture in China.
HNA and Hudson International Group reached an agreement on the issuance of 70 million foreign shares.
Hainan Airlines launched its first flight, between Haikou-Beijing.
As the company founders meet at the Haikou Hotel, the foundation of Hainan Airlines is officially announced.