Air China Cargo

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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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