Wednesday, July 7, 2010
The best Chinese airlines
At its launch in 1988, Air China operated 32 international routes to 31 destinations, and also connected 30 cities within China. It was China's largest carrier, and the only one allowed to carry China's national flag. Great Wall Adventure Club has great deals with cheap flight fares with Air China.
One of China's top three airlines, along with China Eastern Airlines and Air China, China Southern Airlines operates a fleet of about 260 aircraft (mainly Boeing and Airbus jets) from its hub in Guangzhou and about 20 regional bases. It serves more than 140 destinations, including about 120 throughout China and more than 20 in other countries, primarily in the Asia/Pacific region. China Southern Airlines extends its international network via code-sharing partnerships with carriers such as Delta Air Lines, KLM, and Japan Airlines. Government-owned China Southern Air Holding Company owns just over 50% of China Southern Airlines. Great Wall Adventure Club offers discounted flight tickets for China Southern Airlines.
No one has to dig his way to China anymore: China Eastern Airlines transports passengers and cargo to some 120 destinations in China and about 20 other countries. It operates a fleet of about 195 aircraft, including Airbus and Boeing models, mainly from its hub in Shanghai. The carrier is one of China's three largest, along with Air China and China Southern Airlines. China Eastern Airlines extends its network via code-sharing agreements with carriers such as Air France, AMR's American Airlines, Japan Airlines, and Korean Air Lines. CEA Holding, a company owned by the Chinese government, controls a 62% stake in China Eastern Airlines. Great Wall Adventure Club can assist you to find cheap domestic discounted fares with China Eastern Airlines.
Shanghai Airlines was established in 1985 as the first commercial airline other than the airline operation division of the Civil Aviation Administration of China. It flew to over 150 domestic, regional (Macau), and international routes (Osaka, Seoul, Bangkok, Phuket, Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City) by the end of December 2005. In 2006, the airline signed an agreement to begin codeshare flights with United Airlines between China and the United States. Also in 2006, Shanghai Airlines signed a Memorandum of Understanding with THAI which includes codesharing flights and reciprocating frequent flyer program benefits for members. On 10 May 2006 it was announced that Shanghai Airlines will become the 19th member of Star Alliance. Great Wall Adventure Club can book flight tickets with Shanghai Airlines that allow you to exchange a boarding pass with E-ticket.
The airline was established in October 1992 and started operations on 13 September 1993. It was formed by the CAAC and Shenzhen government, with financial participation by Air China, Overseas Chinese City Economic Development Corporation, Bank of China and Shenzen South Tongfa Industrial Corporation. It is one of the most profitable airlines in China. It is currently owned by Guangdong Development Bank (65%), CNAC (Air China) (25%) and Shenzen Investment Management (10%). Great Wall Adventure Club can assist you to buy cheap domestic ticket for flights out of Shenzhen.
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