A Hainan Airlines A330-300 in Berlin (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

HNA Group Isn’t Paying for a Batch of New A330s

Chinese conglomerate HNA group, who owns carriers including Hainan Airlines, Beijing Capital Airlines and Tianjin Airlines has six Airbus A330-300s stalled by Airbus, after failing to pay on time, as seen and reported by a Reuters journalist after the A220-300 presentation in Toulouse last week. The aircraft are being held on the ramp near the aircraft delivery center in Toulouse Blagnac after Airbus' decision to withdraw its delivery, after the airline kept delaying payment on its $1 billion bill over…