Loong Air

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Not to be confused with Dragonair.
Loong Air
长龙航空
Chánglóng Hángkōng
Zhejiang Loong Airlines logo
IATA ICAO Callsign
GJ CDC HUALONG
Founded 2012
Commenced operations 2012 (cargo)
29 December 2013 (passenger)
Operating bases Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Frequent-flyer program TBA
Fleet size 18
Destinations 25
Headquarters Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport,
Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang,
China
Key people Liu Yi (President)
Liu Qihong (Chinese: 刘启宏) (Chairman)
Website www.loongair.cn

Loong Air (simplified Chinese: 长龙航空; traditional Chinese: 長龍航空; pinyin: Chánglóng Hángkōng) is a Chinese airline with its headquarters in the Loong Air Office Building on the property of Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang.[1] Its main hub is in Hangzhou. Approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, it started domestic services in 2013.[2] On 25 September 2013, the airline signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the purchase of 20 Airbus A320 twin-engined aircraft.[2]

The company's full name is Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co. Ltd. It was originally a cargo airline named CDI Cargo Airlines (simplified Chinese: 长龙国际货运航空有限公司; traditional Chinese: 長龍國際貨運航空有限公司; pinyin: Chánglóng Guójì Huòyùn Hángkōng Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī),[3] which started services in 2012 with one Boeing 737-300F freighter.[4]

Fleet[edit]

As of 2015, the Loong Air fleet consisted of the 9 brand new Airbus A320-200 and Airbus A320neo aircraft, the following aircraft with an average age of 0.8 years. The Loong Air fleet includes the following aircraft (As of 2015):[5]

Loong Air fleet information
Aircraft In
service
Orders Passengers Notes
C Y Total
Airbus A320-200
9
20[6][7][8]
174
174
Airbus A320neo
0
9[9]
TBA
Boeing 737-300F
3
0
Cargo Aircraft
Total 12 29

* The airline has a MoU with Airbus for the purchase of 11 Airbus A320ceo and 9 Airbus A320neo.[2]

Destinations[edit]

Loong Air serves the Chinese domestic market with Hangzhou as its hub. Its first flight started on 29 December 2013 from Hangzhou to Chongqing and Hangzhou to Shenzhen.[10]

As of June 2015

Country Province City Airport Notes Ref
 Bangladesh - Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport Cargo Charter [11][12]
 China Beijing Beijing Beijing Capital International Airport Passenger + Cargo [13]
Guizhou Bijie Bijie Feixiong Airport [14]
Sichuan Chengdu Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport via Luoyang/Xiangyang [15][16][17]
Chongqing Chongqing Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport [10][18]
Inner Mongolia Chifeng Chifeng Yulong Airport [17]
Liaoning Dalian Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport Passenger + Cargo
Guangdong Guangzhou Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Passenger + Cargo
Guizhou Guiyang Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport via Wanzhou [19]
Hainan Haikou Haikou Meilan International Airport via Nanning
Zhejiang Hangzhou Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Hub
Heilongjiang Harbin Harbin Taiping International Airport via Chifeng/Tongliao [17]
Yunnan Kunming Kunming Changshui International Airport Passenger + Cargo
Lijiang Lijiang Sanyi Airport via Bijie [14]
Shandong Linyi Linyi Shubuling Airport [17]
Henan Luoyang Luoyang Beijiao Airport [16][20][21]
Guangxi Nanning Nanning Wuxu International Airport
Jiangsu Nantong Nantong Xingdong Airport Cargo Only
Guangdong Shenzhen Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport Passenger + Cargo [10]
Inner Mongolia Tongliao Tongliao Airport
Chongqing Wanzhou Wanzhou Wuqiao Airport [19]
Shaanxi Xi'an Xi'an Xianyang International Airport [22]
Hubei Xiangyang Xiangyang Liuji Airport [15]
Ningxia Yinchuan Yinchuan Hedong International Airport via Luoyang [20][21]
Henan Zhengzhou Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport [17]
 Vietnam - Da Nang Da Nang International Airport Charter [23]
- Cam Ranh Cam Ranh International Airport Charter [23]

Sources:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c Zhejiang Loong Airlines signs MoU for 20 A320 Family aircraft
  3. ^ "CDI Cargo to transport passengers, renames as China Loong Airlines". ATW. July 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ " "CDI Cargo Airlines launches operations". 21 August 2012. 
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