Sichuan Airlines: Expand the sky and fly to the world
Sichuan Airlines, regional airline based in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, People’s Republic of China, operates regular domestic flights from Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport.
An airline with strong values as a brand that it has been able to maintain for more than 30 years, with 150 airplanes in fleet and 300 national and international routes covering Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America and Africa.
It was founded in 1986 and began operations in July 1988, with a flight between Chengdu and Wanzhou. In August 2002, the airline had a reorganization and the Sichuan Airlines Group, a government entity, became the largest shareholder, reaching 40% of the company. The other shareholders were China Southern Airlines (39%), Shandong Airlines (10%), Shanghai Airlines (10%) and the Ginko Restaurant chain (1%). The company has 1844 employees.
With the expansion of its fleet, growth accelerated and in addition to Chengdu headquarters, Sichuan Airlines established branches and bases in Chongqing, Yunnan, Beijing, Zhejiang, Heilongjiang, Shaanxi, Hainan, Xinjiang, Xichang, Tianjin, Nanning, Shenzhen, Mianyang, and has opened Vancouver, Melbourne, Sydney, Moscow, International routes such as Dubai, Tokyo, Osaka, Singapore, Prague, Los Angeles, Auckland, St. Petersburg, Zurich, Tel Aviv, Cairo, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Rome, Helsinki, etc.
They provide almost 30 million passengers worldwide with the “Chinese taste of Sichuan”. Aviation service and service quality ranked at the forefront of China’s civil aviation, and received the “Best airline for service” award and won the “China Quality Nomination Award”.
Their efforts will be aimed at following the implementation of the concepts of “innovation, coordination, openness, ecology and exchange”. They will also seek to exceed the size of the fleet for 2020 fines.
With an excellent operating level, a mature development platform and excellent brand value, it has become an expert medium-sized airline with unique advantages.
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