China Postal Airlines

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China Postal Airlines
中国货运邮政航空公司
China Postal Airlines.png
IATA
8Y
ICAO
CYZ
Callsign
CHINA POST
Founded 25 November 1996
Commenced operations 27 February 1997
Hubs Nanjing Lukou Int'l Airport
Fleet size 21
Headquarters Beijing, China
Website www.cnpostair.com

China Postal Airlines (S: 中国邮政航空, T: 中國郵政航空, P: Zhōngguó Yóuzhèng Hángkōng) is a cargo airline based on the 11th through 14th floors of the Ziyu Office Building (S: 紫玉写字楼, T: 紫玉 寫字樓, P: Zǐyù Xiězìlóu) in Haidian District, Beijing, People's Republic of China.[1] It operates express mail and cargo transport services mainly for China Post to over 300 domestic destinations, as well as international scheduled and charter services. Its main base is Nanjing Lukou International Airport.[2]

History[edit]

The airline was established on 25 November 1996 and started to operate on 27 February 1997. It is owned by Chinese Postal Bureau (51%) and China Southern Airlines (49%). It was originally set up to operate domestic postal services, but in 2006 introduced international scheduled services to South Korea and Japan. From January 2007 international cargo charter services were introduced.[2]

Fleet[edit]

The China Postal Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of January 2014):[3]

China Postal Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Service
Boeing 737-300F 10
Boeing 737-300QC 2
Boeing 737-400F 8
Boeing 757-200F 1
Total 21

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "联系我们." China Postal Airlines. Retrieved on November 18, 2012. "北京海淀区增光路55号紫玉写字楼11-14层"
  2. ^ a b "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-04-03. p. 65. 
  3. ^ China Postal Airlines Fleet ch-aviation.ch

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