China Xinjiang Airlines

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China Xinjiang Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
XO CXJ Xinjiang[1]
Founded 1985
Ceased operations 2003
Headquarters Diwopu International Airport, Urumqi

China Xinjiang Airlines (simplified Chinese: 中国新疆航空公司; traditional Chinese: 中國新疆航空公司; pinyin: Zhōngguó Xīnjiāng Hángkōng Gōngsī) was a Chinese airline owned by CAAC. It had its headquarters on the property of Diwopu International Airport in Urumqi.[2][3] In 2003, the airline was acquired by China Southern Airlines.

The airline had been founded in 1985. It was based in Ürümqi, the provincial capital of Xinjiang, and had a secondary hub in Changzhou in Jiangsu province.


China Xinjiang Airlines Ilyushin Il-86 in 1997.

China Xinjiang operated the following aircraft types, when it was merged into China Southern Airlines.

China Xinjiang Airlines Boeing 757 at Ürümqi Airport in 1999.

Former fleet included DHC-6 and Tupolev Tu-154.



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  2. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 1–7 April 1998. 57. "Diwopu International Airport, Urumqi, 830016, Xinjiang, China."
  3. ^ "联系我们." China Xinjiang Airlines. Retrieved on October 12, 2012. "地址:中国新疆乌鲁木齐市迎宾路46号 地窝堡国际机场"

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