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Restructured in 2002, Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd is based on its predecessor Sichuan Airlines, which was set up in 1986 and had its first flight in 1988. The new Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd is sponsored together by Sichuan Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Shandong Airlines and Chengdu Gingko Restaurant Co., Ltd. Being sponsored by a variety of industries, Sichuan Airlines is able to offer comprehensive services.

So far, Sichuan Airlines operates over 130 flight courses connecting over 90 destinations all over the world. It has a slogan "Safety is Our Priority". The staff of Sichuan Airlines take safety, qualified services and efficiency as their eternal pursuit. You will be sure to have a pleasant trip when you choose this airline.

Hub: Headquartered in Chengdu, Sichuan Airlines takes Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport as its first base and Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport the second.

Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport has been put into use since 1956. Located in the north of Shuangliu County in Chengdu, it is about 16 kilometers (10 miles) from the city center. The airport is the busiest one in the middle and west China, with a large amount of passengers and cargos being transported to or from Chengdu. Now the airport has flights to and from over 60 major domestic. Also it is open to air traffic with about 25 foreign destinations including London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Seoul and Singapore.

Chongqing Jiangbei International Airport, situated at Lianglu Town in Yubei District of Chongqing, is 21 kilometers (13 miles) from the downtown area. Being one of the three air hubs in southwest China, the airport is the first in this area to open direct flights to European destinations. At present, it has over 70 flights to and from about 55 domestic and international destinations.

Aircraft types: Sichuan Airlines has the largest Airbus fleet in southwestern China. It now possesses 41 aircrafts including six European Airbus 321s, 19 Airbus 320s, 11 Airbus 319s and five Brazilian EMB 145s.

Contact information:
Sichuan Airlines has two 24-hour ticket booking lines,  86-28-88888888 and 4008300999. It has a ticket office in Chengdu Shuangliu Airport. Also there are booking offices of Sichuan Airlines flights in other major domestic cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Many of them are inside the cities' airports. Here is their contact information for your reference:

1. Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport Office
Tel:  86-28-85205995 / 85205445

2. Beijing Capital Internal Airport Office
Tel:  86-10-64595324 / 64590362

3. Shanghai Office
Address: No. 747, Dingxi Road, Changning District, Shanghai
Tel:  86-21-62808863 / 62810455
Fax:  86-21-62804976

4. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport Office
Tel:  86-20-86123841

China Airlines  

 Air China (Code: CA)    
Acquired as the largest and most advanced airlines in China, Air China Limited was first set up in 1988 and the present company was formed in 2004 by amalgamating with China National Aviation Company and China Southwest Airlines.
   China Southern Airlines (Code: CZ) 
  China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. is a main air transportation business of China Southern Air Holding Company
   China Eastern Airlines (Code: MU)  
    China Eastern Airlines is one of the three largest state-owned airlines in China. Set up in 1988, the present scale formed by annexing the Northwest Airlines and integrating with Yunnan Airlines.
  China Southwest Airlines(Code: sz)  

 Southwest AirlinesChina Southwest Airlines (CSWA), was established on October 15,1987. It was China's first major airline to abide by the principle of separation of responsibility between administration and enterprise.
    Hainan Airlines (Code: HU)
    Commencing operation in 1993, Hainan Airlines was established by restructuring the former Hainan Provincial Airlines Company.
   Shanghai Airlines (Code: SF) 
     Coming into existence in 1985, Shanghai Airlines aims at building itself into one of the best corporation which will become first choice for customers and of international standard.

 Xiamen Airlines (Code: MF) 
    Xianmen Air is mainly dealing with domestic air passengers' and freight transportation and acting as a business agent in air transportation from Fujian province to other neighbor countries or regions.

   ShandongAirlines(Code: SC)
Accompanied by the vigorous development of China Civil Aviation Shandong Airlines - a new star of aviation, becomes the'Latest-beginning, highest-starlingpoint, and fastest-developing'airline in our country, which is constructed in the shortest time.

Sichuan Airlines(Code: 3U)
Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd is restructured on the basis of its predecessor. Sichuan Airlines, which was established on September 19, 1986 and began its operation on July 14, 1988.


 Shenzhen Airlines(Code: 4G)
 Shenzhen airlines Co. Ltd, which was called "Shenzhen airlines Co.", in Jan. 2001 changed its name to "Shenzhen airlines Co. Ltd."