Shandong Airlines

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Shandong Airlines
山东航空
Shandong-Airlines-Logo-2011.png
IATA
SC
ICAO
CDG
Callsign
SHANDONG
Founded 1994
Hubs Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Phoenix Miles
Fleet size 80
Destinations 60+
Headquarters Jinan, Shandong, China
Key people Sun Yude (President)
Website shandongair.com.cn

Shandong Airlines Co,.Ltd. (Chinese: 山东航空; pinyin: Shāndōng Háng Kōng, nicknamed SDA or 山航 Shānháng) is an airline based in the Shandong Airlines Center (山东航空大厦 Shāndōng Hángkōng Dàshà) in Jinan, Shandong, China.[1][2] The Chinese carrier operates mainly domestic trunk routes from Jinan, Qingdao and Yantai to major cities in China. It is owned by Air China and holds a 10 percent stake in Sichuan Airlines.

Shandong Airlines was established on 12 March 1994 and started operations in September of the same year. In September 1997, it jointly founded the Xinxing Aviation Alliance along with five of China's provincial airlines.[citation needed]

21 April 2014,Shandong Airlines commitment to order 50 Boeing 737s, including 16 Next-Generation 737s and 34 737 MAXs,the order still needs to be approved by the Chinese government and will receive the aircraft in batches between 2016 and 2020.[3][4]

Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-800

Destinations[edit]

Shandong Airlines operates to the following destinations (as of January 2013):

 China

Fleet[edit]

A Shandong Airlines Boeing 737-300 taxiing at Incheon International Airport

As of December 2014, the Shandong Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 5.5 years:[5]

Shandong Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers
Boeing 737-700
3
127
Boeing 737-800
70
4
167
Boeing 737 MAX
0
34
Bombardier CRJ-200ER
5
44
Bombardier CRJ-700ER
2
70
COMAC ARJ21-700
10[6][7]
TBA
Total 80 48

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About SDA." Shandong Airlines. Retrieved on December 19, 2011. "Address: Shandong Airlines Centre, 5746 – East 2nd Ring Road, Jinan, Shandong, PR China."
  2. ^ "山航简介." Shandong Airlines. Retrieved on December 19, 2011. "地址:济南市二环东路5746号山东航空大厦"
  3. ^ "Shandong Airlines Commitment to Purchase 50 Boeing737s (737-800/737MAX)(04/23/2014)". Shandong Weekly. 
  4. ^ "Boeing Statement on Shandong Airlines Commitment to Purchase 50 737s". The Boeing Company. 
  5. ^ 18 February 2014. "Shandong Airlines Fleet in Planespotters.net". planespotters.net. Retrieved 2014-02-18. 
  6. ^ "ARJ21 Regional Jet Aircraft, China". aerospace-technology.com. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 
  7. ^ "COMAC ARJ21 Production List". abcdlist.nl. Retrieved 2013-08-17. 

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