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Air China
Founded 1988
Commenced operations 1 July 1988
Hubs
Secondary hubs
  • Shanghai–Pudong
Focus cities
  • Tianjin
  • Chongqing
  • Hangzhou
  • Shenzhen
Frequent-flyer program PhoenixMiles
Alliance Star Alliance
Subsidiaries
  • Air China Cargo (51%)
  • Air Macau (66.9%)
  • Ameco (75%)
  • Dalian Airlines (80%)
  • Shenzhen Airlines (51%)
  • Shandong Airlines
  • Tibet Airlines
Fleet size 412
Destinations 201
Company slogan Land Your Dream (Chinese: 伴梦想着陆)
Parent company Air China Group (53.46%)
Headquarters Beijing Tianzhu Airport Industrial Zone
Shunyi District, Beijing, China
Key people
  • Cai Jianjiang (President and CEO)
  • Song Zhiyong (Chairman)
Employees

50,000 (April 2016)

Air China Limited
Simplified Chinese 中国国际航空股份有限公司
Traditional Chinese 中國國際航空股份有限公司
Literal meaning China International Airlines, Company Limited by Shares
Alternative Chinese name
Simplified Chinese 中国国际航空公司
Traditional Chinese 中國國際航空公司
Literal meaning China International Airlines Company
Air China
Simplified Chinese 国航
Traditional Chinese 國航
Literal meaning National Airline

Air China Limited (simplified Chinese: 中国国际航空公司; traditional Chinese: 中國國際航空公司; literally "China International Airlines Company", colloquially known as 国航/國航, is the flag carrier of the People's Republic of China, based in Shunyi District, Beijing.

Air China's flight operations are in Beijing Capital International Airport.

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