China Yunnan Airlines

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China Eastern Yunnan Airlines
IATA
MU
ICAO
CES
Callsign
CHINA EASTERN
Founded 2011
Hubs Kunming Changshui International Airport
Frequent-flyer program Eastern Miles
Alliance Skyteam
Fleet size 64
Destinations 88
Headquarters  ChinaYunnanKunming
Website http://www.c3q.com.cn/


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China Yunnan Airlines
ChinaYunnanAirlines.png
IATA
3Q
ICAO
CYH
Callsign
YUNNAN
Founded 1992
Ceased operations 2003
Headquarters Wujiaba Airport
Kunming, Yunnan, People's Republic of China

China Yunnan Airlines (simplified Chinese: 中国云南航空公司; traditional Chinese: 中國雲南航空公司; pinyin: Yúnnán Hángkōng Gōngsī) was an airline based in Kunming, Yunnan Province, People's Republic of China.[1] Its headquarters were on the property of Wujiaba Airport.[2][3]

China Yunnan Airlines Boeing 737-300

Founded in 1992,[4] the airline was based in Kunming Wujiaba International Airport in Yunnan province and operated a fleet of Bombardier CRJ-200, Boeing 737-300 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft before the merger with China Eastern Airlines. China Yunnan Airlines operated mostly domestic flights from Kunming to major Chinese cities and also provided international services to Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and Laos.

In 2003, China Yunnan Airlines and China Northwest Airlines merged into China Eastern Airlines. All the airliners were transferred to China Eastern Airlines and now painted in parent company's livery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ China Yunnan Airlines Orders Two Boeing 737-300s." Boeing. January 20, 1997. Retrieved on February 9, 2009.
  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 1–7 April 1998. 57. "Wujaba [sic] Airport, Kunming, 650200, Yunnan Province, China"
  3. ^ "World airline directory." Flight International. 1–7 April 2003. "Zhejiang Airlines" 98. States "Website www.yunnanairlines.co.th/" showing it is official - "Wujaba Airport, Kunming, Yunnan Province, 650200, China"
  4. ^ Information about China Yunnan Airlines at the Aviation Safety Network

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