|Hubs||Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport|
|Parent company||Air China|
|Headquarters||Lhasa, Tibet, China|
|Key people||Liu Yanping, General Manager|
Tibet Airlines (Chinese: 西藏航空公司; pinyin: XīzàngHángkōngGōngsī; Tibetan: བོད་ལྗོངས་མཁའ་འགྲུལ།, Wylie: bod ljongs mkha' 'grul) is an airline with its corporate headquarters and registered office in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, and operates scheduled domestic flights out of Lhasa Gonggar Airport.
The airline commenced its inaugural route from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ngari Gunsa Airport on 26 July 2011 and began flights to Beijing and Shanghai later that year. The airline also announced plans to start direct flights to Europe by 2016. In February 2011, the Times of India reported that the airline was interested in starting operations in India and other countries in South and South East Asia.
The first international flight of Tibet Airlines was launched on 1 July 2016, connecting Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport and Samui Airport in Thailand. In September 2016, the airline confirmed that they had received permission to launch service to the Black Sea resort of Sochi from Sanya via Chengdu, starting in 2017.
The airline has its head office and its registered office in the Lhasa Economic and Technological Development Zone (S:拉萨市经济技术开发区, T: 拉薩市經濟技術開發區, P: Lāsà Shì Jīngjì Jìshù Kāifāqū), in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It also has an office in Chengdu.
Tibet Airlines serves the following destinations:
- Beijing - Beijing Capital International Airport
- Chengdu - Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Hub
- Chongqing - Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport
- Geermu - Golmud Airport
- Guiyang - Guiyang Longdongbao International Airport
- Hangzhou - Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
- Kunming - Kunming Changshui International Airport
- Lanzhou - Lanzhou Zhongchuan Airport
- Lhasa - Lhasa Gonggar Airport Hub
- Mianyang - Mianyang Nanjiao Airport
- Nanjing - Nanjing Lukou International Airport
- Nyingchi - Nyingchi Mainling Airport
- Qamdo - Qamdo Bangda Airport
- Sanya - Sanya Phoenix International Airport
- Shanghai - Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
- Shenzhen - Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
- Shigatse - Shigatse Peace Airport
- Shiquanhe, Ngari (Ali) - Ngari Gunsa Airport
- Taiyuan - Taiyuan Wusu International Airport
- Tianjin - Tianjin Binhai International Airport
- Xiamen - Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport
- Xining - Xining Caojiabao Airport
- Yibin - Yibin Caiba Airport
- Yinchuan - Yinchuan Hedong International Airport
- Yushu City - Yushu Batang Airport
As of March 2017, the Tibet Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:
|Airbus A330-200||2||1||12||32||235||279||On order new from Airbus.|
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