West Air (China)

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Not to be confused with West Air (United States).
West Air
西部航空
West Air Logo 2015.gif
IATA
PN
ICAO
CHB
Callsign
WEST CHINA
Founded 2007
Commenced operations 2010
Hubs Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Fortune Wings Club
Fleet size 19
Destinations 20
Company slogan Chinese:
老百姓自己的航空公司
Parent company Lucky Air
Headquarters Chongqing, China
Website www.westair.cn

West Airlines Co. Ltd. (simplified Chinese: 西部航空有限责任公司; traditional Chinese: 西部航空有限責任公司; pinyin: Xībù Hángkōng Yǒuxiàn Zérèn Gōngsī), operating as West Air, is an airline based in New North Zone, Chongqing, People's Republic of China,[1] operating a scheduled passenger network to 18 domestic destinations out of Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport (one in the autonomous region of Tibet). The company was established in March 2006 by its parent company Hainan Airlines, with the launch of scheduled services on 14 July 2010.

Destinations[edit]

[Hub] Hub
City IATA ICAO Airport Began Ended Refs
Beijing PEK ZBAA Beijing Capital International Airport Present
[2]
Chongqing CKG ZUCK Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport[Hub] Present
[2]
Dalian DLC ZYTL Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport Present
[2]
Fuzhou FOC ZSFZ Fuzhou Changle International Airport Present
[2]
Guangzhou CAN ZGGG Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Present
[2]
Guilin KWL ZGKL Guilin Liangjiang International Airport Present
[2]
Haikou HAK ZJHK Haikou Meilan International Airport Present
[2]
Hohhot HET ZBHH Hohhot Baita International Airport Present
[2]
Jinan TNA ZSJN Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport Present
[2]
Kunming KMG ZPPP Kunming Changshui International Airport Present
[2]
Nanjing NKG ZSNJ Nanjing Lukou International Airport Present
[2]
Qingdao TAO ZSQD Qingdao Liuting International Airport Present
[2]
Sanya SYX ZJSY Sanya Phoenix International Airport Present
[2]
Tianjin TSN ZBTJ Tianjin Binhai International Airport Present
[2]
Wenzhou WNZ ZSWZ Wenzhou Yongqiang Airport Present
[2]
Wuhan WUH ZHHH Wuhan Tianhe International Airport Present
[2]
Xiamen XMN ZSAM Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport Present
[2]
Xishuangbanna JHG ZPJH Xishuangbanna Gasa Airport Present
[2]
Zhangjiajie DYG ZGDY Zhangjiajie Airport Present
[2]
Zhuhai ZUH ZGSD Zhuhai Jinwan Airport Present
[2]

Fleet[edit]

As of December 2014, the West Air fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 2.4 years:[3]

West Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Airbus A319-100
4
Airbus A320-200
13
Total 17

Loyalty programmes[edit]

Further information: Fortune Wings Club

The Fortune Wings Club is the loyalty programme for West Air and its sister airlines, including Grand China Air, Grand China Express, Hainan Airlines, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express and Lucky Air. Membership benefits include air ticket redemption and upgrade; VIP members have additional privileges of dedicated First or Business Class check in counters, lounge access, bonus mileage and extra baggage allowance.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "大学新生 - 西部航空." (Archive) West Air. Retrieved on August 30, 2012. "备注:也可采用特快邮寄至 :重庆市北部新区高新园星光大道76号天王星B座21楼 西部航空有限责任公司"
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t 航线网络 [Route Network] (in Chinese). West Air. Retrieved 13 April 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ West Air fleet list at airfleets.net
  4. ^ "Fortune Wings Club". Fortune Wings Club. Retrieved 1 August 2009. 

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