Shanxi Airlines

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Shanxi Airlines
IATA
8C
ICAO
CXI
Callsign
SHANXI
Founded 1988
Commenced operations 6 July 2001
Ceased operations 2009
Fleet size 8
Headquarters Taiyuan, China

Shanxi Airlines was an airline based in Taiyuan in the People's Republic of China.[1] It operated scheduled domestic passenger services. In Nov 29, 2007, it merged with China Xinhua Airlines and Chang’an Airlines to form Grand China Air, a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines.

History[edit]

The airline was established in 1988 and started operations on 6 July 2001. Hainan Airlines owned a 92.51% stake in Shanxi Airlines, acquired in a deal approved by state authorities as part of China's airline consolidation. Hainan merged the airline into Hainan Airlines in 2009.

Fleet[edit]

The Shanxi Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at February 2006):

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 30 March - 5 April 2004. 67. "36 Yingze St, Taiyuan, 030001, China"

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