Sichuan Airlines


Sichuan Airlines

Infobox_Airline
airline=Sichuan Airlines
四川航空公司
"Sìchuān Hángkōng Gōngsì"

logo_size=200px
IATA=3U
ICAO=CSC
callsign=CHUANHANG
founded=1986
headquarters=Chengdu, Sichuan, China
key_people=Lan Xinguo (Chairman)
hubs=Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
fleet_size=36 (+12 orders)
destinations=28
frequent_flyer=Golden Panda
website= [http://www.scal.com.cn/ www.scal.com.cn]

Sichuan Airlines Co., Ltd. (zh-c|c=四川航空公司) is an airline based in Chengdu, Sichuan in the People's Republic of China. It is a regional airline operating scheduled domestic services. Its main base is Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU), Chengdu, with a hub at Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (CKG).

History

The airline was established on 19 September 1986, with operations starting 14 July 1988 between Chengdu and Wanzhou. In August 2002 it was reorganised and the Sichuan Airlines Group, which is owned by the provincial government, became the major shareholder (40%). The other shareholders are China Southern Airlines (39%), Shandong Airlines (10%), Shanghai Airlines (10%) and Gingko Restaurant (1%). It employs 1,844 staff.

Destinations

Fleet

The Sichuan Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (as of April 2007):



Sichuan Airlines has expressed interest in acquiring Airbus A330 and Airbus A350 aircraft.Fact|date=February 2007

Sichuan Airlines average fleet age is 7.1 years old as at March 2007.

References

External links

* [http://www.scal.com.cn Sichuan Airlines]


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