Air China Cargo

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Not to be confused with China Cargo Airlines or China Airlines Cargo.
Air China Cargo
中国国际货运航空公司
IATA ICAO Callsign
CA CAO AIRCHINA FREIGHT
Founded 2003
Hubs
Fleet size 16
Destinations 36
Parent company Air China (51%)
Headquarters Beijing, China
Website www.airchinacargo.com
Air China Cargo headquarters

Air China Cargo Co., Ltd. (simplified Chinese: 中国国际货运航空公司; traditional Chinese: 中國國際貨運航空公司; pinyin: Zhōngguó Guójì Huòyùn Hángkōng gōngsī) is a cargo airline of the People's Republic of China with its headquarters in Shunyi District in Beijing.[1] It is an all-cargo subsidiary of Air China and operates scheduled freighter services to 20 cities in 10 countries around the world. Its main base is Beijing Capital International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established on 12 December 2003 and started operations shortly thereafter. It is owned by Air China (51%), CITIC Pacific (25%) and Beijing Capital International (24%) and has around 4,000 employees (as of March 2013).[2]

In May 2011, Air China and Cathay Pacific have announced the consolidation of their cargo business to the new Air China Cargo.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Air China Cargo serves the following airports as of July 2015:[4]

Asia[edit]

Europe[edit]

America[edit]

Current Fleet[edit]

Air China Cargo Boeing 747-400F
Air China Cargo Boeing 777F at Beijing Capital International Airport

The Air China Cargo fleet consists of the following freighter aircraft (as of August 2016):[7]

Air China Cargo Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Boeing 747-400F 3
Boeing 757-200PCF 4
Boeing 777-200F 8
Tupolev Tu-204-120F 4
Total 15 4

Retired Fleet[edit]

The Air China Cargo retired fleet consists of the following freighter aircraft:[8]

Air China Cargo retired Fleet
Aircraft Fleet Introduced Retired Notes
Boeing 747-200SF 3 1997 2010 Sold to MK Airlines and Uni-Top Airlines
Boeing 747-200F 1 1990 2011 Sold to Uni-Top Airlines
Boeing 747-400BCF 6 2009 2014 Five aircraft are stored
Boeing 747-400BDSF 2 2006 2014 Sold to ACT Airlines
Tupolev Tu-204-120CE 1 2008 2011
Total 13

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "联系我们." Air China Cargo. Retrieved on October 12, 2012. "地址:北京市顺义区天竺空港经济开发区天柱路29号"
  2. ^ a b Air China Cargo Co., Ltd - About Us
  3. ^ Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways Consolidate Cargo Businesses
  4. ^ Air China Cargo schedule
  5. ^ Air China Cargo launches service to Amsterdam
  6. ^ https://finance.yahoo.com/news/could-air-china-direct-cargo-210215397.html;_ylt=AwrC1jFsxLpVoiMAamfQtDMD;_ylu=X3oDMTByOHZyb21tBGNvbG8DYmYxBHBvcwMxBHZ0aWQDBHNlYwNzcg--
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2016 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2016): 11. 
  8. ^ "Air China Cargo historic fleet". planespotters.net (May 14, 2016). Retrieved May 14, 2016. 

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