|Hubs||Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport|
|Frequent-flyer program||Seagull Club|
|Subsidiaries||Donghai Jet Co. Ltd.|
|Parent company||Sichuan Airlines, Shenzhen Donggang Trade, Donghai United Group and Yonggang|
|Headquarters||Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
The company was established in November 2002 as Jetwin Cargo Airline, with 2005 being the originally anticipated launch date for flight operations, using Boeing 737 aircraft. Initially, it was owned by Orient Holdings Group (65%) and (Hong Kong company) East Pacific Holdings (35%).
By 2006, the airline still had not become operational, and its name changed to East Pacific Airlines. By then, the company's ownership was as follows: Shenzhen Donggang Trade (51%), Donghai United Group (25%) and Yonggang (24%), and it expected to begin service in August 2006, subject to gaining approval from Chinese aviation authorities). Delivery of its first freighter aircraft, three Boeing 737-300 converted passenger planes, occurred in September 2006.
In 2015, the airline announced plans for a major increase in its operations, including the beginning of international and long-haul flights between 2020 and 2023 and to have 120 aircraft by 2025, including Boeing 787 Dreamliners and additional Boeing 737-800 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
Donghai Airlines only operates passenger airplane since May 20, 2016.
|Boeing 737-8 MAX||–||25||TBA|
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