The Transaero airlines inaugurated its first Chinese flight program on December 24.A direct Transaero flight is to connect Moscow with Sanya on Hainan.
Transaero will use Boeing 767s to make one flight every ten days along this route.
The South Chinese resort of Hainan is becoming increasingly popular among Russians. Transaero is currently the only airlines to offer non-stop flights from Moscow to Hainan.
In 2005, Transaero obtained licenses for flights to five Chinese cities, including Guangzhou, Sanya, Harbin, Qingdao and Shenyang.
Founded in 1991, Transaero is the first private airline in Russian history. The company is based at the Domodedovo airport in Moscow. Transaero performs flights to 135 cities in 55 countries worldwide.
The company is a major operator of Boeing aircraft in Russia, which it uses on all flights. In 2004, Transaero won the national Company of the Year Prize among the local transportation companies.