Hong Kong Airlines’s expansion on US


Nixon Peabody client Hong Kong Airlines has launched its new service to San Francisco, joining routes to Vancouver, Canada and Los Angeles that began in 2017.

Based in Hong Kong, Hong Kong Airlines is a full-service carrier that flies to 40 destinations across the Asia Pacific and now North America. The company, led by Zhang Kui and Jason Zhang, provides air transportation for passengers, baggages, and cargos. The airline has announced plans to expand and bring its “affordable luxury” travel brand to the New York City market this year.

The cross-border Nixon Peabody team of lawyers was led by David Cheng, chair and managing partner of the firm’s China and Asia Pacific practice, and included Nixon Peabody CWL’s William Tong and Max Wong, partners Anthony Barron, Bruce Copeland, Marjorie Fochtman, Staci Riordan, Jason Gonzalez, Shahzad Malik, Eric Strain, and James Weller, counsel Daniel Valles, Jason Gerrol and Courtney New, and associates Claire Rowland, Christina Fletes and Sterling Chan. Chinese legal consultant Kelly Xiang and immigration specialist Elaine Dixon also assisted.

Involved fees earner: Kelly Xiang – Nixon Peabody LLP; Sterling Chan – Nixon Peabody LLP; Max Wong – Nixon Peabody LLP; William Tong – Nixon Peabody LLP; Anthony Barron – Nixon Peabody LLP; David Cheng – Nixon Peabody LLP; Jason Gonzalez – Nixon Peabody LLP; Bruce Copeland – Nixon Peabody LLP; Christina Fletes – Nixon Peabody LLP; James Weller – Nixon Peabody LLP; Marjorie Fochtman – Nixon Peabody LLP; Jason Gerrol – Nixon Peabody LLP; Courtney New – Nixon Peabody LLP; Claire Rowland – Nixon Peabody LLP; Daniel Valles – Nixon Peabody LLP; Shahzad Malik – Nixon Peabody LLP; Staci Jennifer Riordan – Nixon Peabody LLP; Eric Strain – Nixon Peabody LLP;

Law Firms: Nixon Peabody LLP;

Clients: Hong Kong Airlines;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti