Hainan Airlines from December 2018 plans to introduce additional new route to Australia, with the new Haikou – Melbourne nonstop route. From 16DEC18, Airbus A330 aircraft will serve this route twice a week.
HU483 HAK1840 – 0700+1MEL 330 37
HU484 MEL0900 – 1605HAK 330 14
The new twice-weekly Haikou-Melbourne route follows the launch of non-stop flights between Haikou and Sydney back in January.
Flights on the new Melbourne route will depart Haikou on Wednesday and Sunday, and return on Monday and Thursday. The outbound HU483 flight departs Haikou at 18:40 and arrives in Melbourne at 07:00 the following morning, while the return HU484 leg departs the Victoria state capital at 09:00 before arriving back in Haikou at 15:55