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Air China

Air China Limited (Air China) is the national flag carrier of China and a leading provider of passenger, air cargo and airline-related services and products in China.

Its operational headquarters is in Beijing, a major domestic and international hub in China. It also provides airline-related services, including aircraft maintenance, ground handling services in Beijing, Chengdu, and other locations. As of June 30, 2016, the Group operated a fleet of 603 aircraft with an average age of 6.26 years, while the Company operated a fleet of 366 aircraft with an average age of 6.41 years. Passenger traffic routes have reached 377, including 98 international, 16 regional and 263 domestic routes. The Company’s network covered 39 countries and regions globally and 173 cities, including 61 international, 4 regional and 108 domestic cities. Through the Star Alliance, the Company’s route network extends to 1,300 destinations in 190 countries. Air China was listed on Hong Kong Stock Exchange and London Stock Exchange on December 15, 2004 under codes 00753 and AIRC respectively. On August 18, 2006, Air China was listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange under code 601111. For further details, please visit Air China’s website:

Facts & Figures

Dec 2007 Joined Star Alliance

176 Airports Served

1100 Daily Departures

381 Aircraft

Cai Jianjiang CEO, Air China

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Mr. Cai Jianjiang, aged 44. Mr. Cai graduated from China Civil Aviation Institute. Mr. Cai was appointed as General Manager of Shenzhen Airlines Company Limited in 1999.

He joined Air China International Corporation in 2001 as a General Manager of its Shanghai Branch, and subsequently as Assistant to the President and Manager of the Marketing Department of Air China International Corporation. After the restructuring of China's civil aviation industry in October 2002, he was appointed as the Vice President of Air China International Corporation, and has served as Vice President of Air China Limited since September 2004. In February 2007, he was promoted to the President of Air China Limited, a post he continues to hold.

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Full Facts & Figures

Joined Star Alliance Dec 2007
Airports Served 176
Daily Departures 1100
Aircraft 381
Frequent Flyer Programme PhoenixMiles
Passengers Annually 59.17 m
Countries Served 41
Hub Airport(s) Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai
Revenue Passenger KM 188.16 bn
Sales Revenue (in US$) 10.24 BUSD
Employees 23,258
Aircraft Types B737, B747, B777, B787, A350, A330, A321, A320, A319
Updated As Of Nov 2016