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China Airlines Co., Ltd.
Founded 16 December 1959
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Dynasty Flyer
Airport lounge Dynasty Lounge
Alliance SkyTeam
Subsidiaries Mandarin Airlines (93.99%) Tigerair Taiwan (80%)
Fleet size 78
Destinations 112(incl. cargo)
Company slogan Journey with a caring smile
Parent company China Airlines Group
Headquarters CAL Park, Dayuan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Key people
  • Hung-Hsiang Sun (Chairman)
  • Samuel P. Lin (President)
Revenue Increase NTD132.609 billion (2012)
Net income Increase NTD 0.343 billion (2012)

China Airlines is the largest airline in Taiwan, and is the flag carrier of the Republic of China. It takes passenger and cargo to over 90 cities world-wide. Its main base or hub is at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Mandarin Airlines, a sister airline and wholly-owned subsidiary of China Airlines, flies places in China and Asia.


China Airlines was started in 1959 as a company fully owned by the Republic of China Government. It had two PBY Amphibians when it just started.

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