Chongqing Airlines

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Chongqing Airlines
Chongqing Airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
OQ CQN CHONG QING
Founded 16 June 2007
Operating bases Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
Fleet size 19
Destinations 30
Parent company China Southern Airlines (60%)
Headquarters Chongqing, China
Key people Liu Dejun (CEO)
Website [1]

Chongqing Airlines (Chinese: 重庆航空) is an airline based in Chongqing, China. It operates both domestic passenger services within mainland China and international passenger services to Thailand and Vietnam respectively.

Chongqing Airlines had 402 employees in 2008.[1]

History[edit]

Chongqing Airlines is jointly owned by China Southern Airlines (60%) and Chongqing Municipal Development & Investment Company (40%). The airline was established on 16 June 2007, and received its operating licence from the Civil Aviation Administration of China on 4 July 2007.

Chongqing Airlines launched its first flight from Chongqing to Shanghai Pudong International Airport on 8 July 2007.

Destinations[edit]

Chongqing Airlines served the following destinations in January 2016:

Fleet[edit]

A Chongqing Airlines Airbus A320 in standard livery in 2014

The Chongqing Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of January 2018):[5]

Chongqing Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Orders Passengers Notes
F C W Y Total
Airbus A319-100 5 8 120 128
Airbus A320-200 14 8 24 120 152 11 fleets were transferred from China Southern Airlines[6]
4 oldest fleets will be replaced by A320neo
Airbus A320neo 7 TBA Leased from BOC Aviation[7]
Deliveries begins within 2018
Will be completed within 2018
Total 19[8] 7
The Chongqing Airlines Airbus A320 in "Happy Chongqing" livery

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