Air China flight status
History of Air China
Air China is the flag carrier of China that was founded on July 1, 1988, with its headquarters located in Beijing, China. It is a major airline in China that was established consequently after the split of the operating divisions of Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) into separate airlines. The CAAC was split into 6 airlines namely: Air China, China Eastern, China Northern, China Southern, China Northwest, and China Southwest; with Air China taking over the CAAC’s long haul aircraft and routes, and the chief responsibility for intercontinental flights.
Air China is a member of Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance. As the sole flag carrier of its country, Air China provides flight services for Chinese officials’ overseas trips and charter flights for foreign dignitaries visiting China.
Air China Fleet
Air China has a fleet size of 419 aircraft which consist of Airbus A319, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Airbus A330, Airbus A350 XWB, Boeing 737, Boeing 747, Boeing 777, Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and British Aerospace BAe 146/Avro RJ. The airline’s fleet has an average fleet age of 7.1 years.
First-class cabin service of Air China is offered on all Boeing 747-400, Boeing 747-8 and Boeing 777-300ER, while the Business class and Economy class is offered on all of its aircraft.
Air China Destinations
Air China has networks in 6 continents across the world. It flies to 43 countries and regions and offers over 1.80 million seats on over 8,900 flights per week. Its main hubs are in Beijing Capital Airport, Chengdu Airport, and Shanghai Pudong Airport.
It has codeshare partners with 38 airlines, which helped the airline extends its route network to other parts of the world.
Air China Interesting Facts
Air China has a frequent flyer program called PhoenixMiles that is designed to reward frequent flyers traveling internationally and domestically with Air China and its partner airlines.
Air China’s logo depicts the legendary bird Phoenix from Chinese ancient literature. Phoenix is worshiped by the nation since ancient times as a symbol of luck and happiness. The deep red color is used as it is associated with anything happy and lucky in the Chinese culture. For Air China, the logo signifies its commitment to promote and spearhead the development of the country’s airline industry that offers pleasant travel. The logo was also laid out as letters “VIP”.
Air China Flight Status: Arrival and Departure
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