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Airlines Guide

(People's Daily Online)

12:29, May 25, 2012

Air China 中国国际航空

Air China is China's state owned and second-largest commercial airline after China Southern Airlines. It is the flag carrier and the only airline in the world to fly the national flag on its entire fleet. It's main hubs are Beijing, Chengdu and Shanghai Pudong airports. Air China currently flies to approximately 120 destinations; the most destinations from its own Beijing hub.

China Eastern Airlines 中国东方航空

China Eastern Airlines is an airline based in Shanghai. It is a major Chinese airline operating international, domestic and regional routes.

China Southern Airlines 中国南方航空

China Southern Airlines is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province, operating domestic, regional and international services. In 2008, China Southern was the world's 5th largest airline by passenger carried.

Hainan Airlines 海南航空

Hainan Airlines is an airline based in Haikou, Hainan Island. It is the largest privately-owned air transport company and the fourth-largest airline in terms of fleet size in all of China. It operates scheduled domestic and international services on 500 routes from Hainan and nine locations on the mainland, as well as charter services.

China United Airlines 中国联合航空

China United Airlines is an airline based in Beijing. It operates scheduled charter services in cooperation with local enterprises as well as ordinary scheduled services. Its main base is Beijing Nanyuan Airport. China United is the only airline that uses this airport, a former military airfield 18 kilometers to the south of central Beijing.

Okay Airways 奥凯航空

Okay Airways is an airline based in Tianjin, north China. It operates passenger charter services and plans to expand into scheduled passenger and dedicated cargo services.

Shandong Airlines 山东航空

Shandong Airlines is an airline based in Jinan, Shandong, China. It is a provincial carrier operating mainly domestic trunk routes and secondary schedules from Jinan, Qingdao and Yantai to major cities in China.

Shanghai Airlines 上海航空

Shanghai Airlines is an airline based in Shanghai. It operates domestic and international services. Its main bases are Shanghai Pudong and Shanghai Hongqiao airports. It also retains a few flights at Nanjing and Hangzhou, and is one of the most concentrated "hub and spoke" airlines in China. On June 11, it was announced that Shanghai Airlines will merge with China Eastern.

Chongqing Airlines 重庆航空
Chongqing Airlines is an airline based in Chongqing. It has 7 aircrafts and operates domestic passenger services.

Deer Jet 金鹿航空

Deer Jet was established in 1995 as one of the subsidiaries of Hainan Airlines group. In 1998, Deer Jet started offering international services. As of December 2008 Deer Jet provides charter services with a fleet of state of the art, brand new Airbus 319, and 3 Corporate Jets.

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