Shanxi Airlines

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Shanxi Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1988
Commenced operations 6 July 2001
Ceased operations 2009
Fleet size 8
Headquarters Taiyuan, China

Shanxi Airlines was an airline based in Taiyuan in the People's Republic of China.[1] It operated scheduled domestic passenger services. In Nov 29, 2007, it merged with China Xinhua Airlines and Chang An Airlines to form Grand China Air, a subsidiary of Hainan Airlines.


The airline was established in 1988 and started operations on 6 July 2001. Hainan Airlines owned a 92.51% stake in Shanxi Airlines, acquired in a deal approved by state authorities as part of China's airline consolidation. Hainan merged the airline into Hainan Airlines in 2009.


The Shanxi Airlines fleet consisted of the following aircraft (at February 2006):


  1. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 30 March - 5 April 2004. 67. "36 Yingze St, Taiyuan, 030001, China"

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