XiamenAir

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XiamenAir
厦门航空
Xiàmén Hángkōng
XiamenAir.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
MF CXA XIAMEN AIR
Founded July 25, 1984; 33 years ago (1984-07-25)
Hubs
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Egret Card
Alliance SkyTeam[2]
Subsidiaries Jiangxi Air (60%) Hebei Airlines (99%)
Fleet size 157
Destinations 70
Parent company China Southern Airlines (55%)
Headquarters 22 Dailiao Road, Xiamen, Fujian, People's Republic of China[3]
Key people Che Shanglun (Director, President)
Website xiamenair.com

XiamenAir (formerly Xiamen Airlines) (Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: E-mng Hang-khong) is the first airline operated in the course of modern enterprise in China.[further explanation needed] Established on July 25, 1984 and based in Xiamen, Fujian Province[4] it operates scheduled passenger flights out of Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport and, to a lesser extent, Fuzhou Changle International Airport and Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport. The airline is owned by China Southern Airlines (55%), Xiamen Construction and Development Group (34%), and Fujian Investment & Development Group (11%). Xiamen Airlines holds a 99.23% stake in Hebei Airlines, 60% stake in Jiangxi Airlines. By early 2014, the Airlines has set up branches in Fuzhou, Nanchang, Hangzhou, Tianjin, Changsha, and Beijing.

XiamenAir was honored with the title of "The Best Airline In Mainland China" for 19 consecutive quarters in the "Airlines Service Survey" made by CARNOC.com. The survey consists of comprehensive questionnaires answered by the passengers and analyzed by experts.

Xiamen Airlines concluded the year of 2015 with a passenger number of 22.77 million, and a profit of 1800 million CNY. It was the 28th consecutive year of profit for the airline. By early 2016, the airline operated 230 domestic routes along with 60 international routes (including routes to Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan). Xiamen Air is also recognized as the operator of Fuzhou Changle International Airport's first direct North American route, which commenced in February of 2017, to New York-JFK.

Destinations[edit]

Alliance[edit]

On 17 November 2011, Xiamen Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the airline alliance SkyTeam. On 21 November 2012, the airline was officially welcomed as the 19th member of SkyTeam.[5]

Codeshare agreements[edit]

XiamenAir has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:[6]

Fleet[edit]

Boeing 757-200 in Xiamen Airlines' first-generation livery landing at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 in second-generation livery
Xiamen Airlines Boeing 787-9 in third-generation livery
Xiamen Airlines Boeing 737-800 in SkyTeam livery

As of October 2017, Xiamen Airlines operates an all-Boeing fleet consisting of the following aircraft:[7][8]

Xiamen Airlines fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
F J Y Total
Boeing 737-700 11 8 120 128
Boeing 737-800 132 15 8 154 162 Orders subject to approval.
Two aircraft in SkyTeam livery
One aircraft in 100th aircraft delivered commemorative livery
162 170
Boeing 737 MAX 8 30 TBA Orders subject to approval[9]
Boeing 757-200 4 8 8 158 174
12 186 198
12 192 204
Boeing 787-8 6 4 18 215 237
Boeing 787-9 4 2 30 257 287
Total 157 47

Fleet History[edit]

Xiamen Airlines has previously operated the following aircraft:

Accidents and incidents[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "厦门航空有限公司". Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  2. ^ SkyTeam (17 November 2011). "Xiamen Airlines Joins SkyTeam". Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "Airline Membership". IATA. Archived from the original on July 11, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Contact Us Archived October 30, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.." Xiamen Airlines. Retrieved on October 29, 2012. "Mailing Address: 22 Dailiao Road, Xiamen 361006, China" - Address in Chinese Archived July 18, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.: "公司地址:中国厦门市埭辽路22号"
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 21, 2012. Retrieved November 21, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Profile on Xiamen Airlines". CAPA. Centre for Aviation. Archived from the original on 2016-10-31. Retrieved 2016-10-31. 
  7. ^ "Xiamen Airlines Fleet". airfleets.net. Retrieved 11 February 2017. 
  8. ^ "Boeing, Xiamen Airlines Announce Order for 10 Next-Generation 737s - Apr 26, 2016". boeing.mediaroom.com. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  9. ^ "Reports: Xiamen to order 30 Boeing 737 MAXs". Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  10. ^ Harro Ranter. "Aviation Safety Network > ASN Aviation Safety Database > 1990". Retrieved 10 July 2015. 
  11. ^ Two aircraft collision almost happened in Dalian Airport

External links[edit]

Media related to Xiamen Airlines at Wikimedia Commons