Air China

Air China is the largest commercial airline in China. After national reform of CAAC and merge other small airlines, the new Air China has total assets of RMB 51.74 billion (US$6.47billion), 23000 employees and handling capacity of 5.17 billion tons. The fleet includes 42 large aircraft: Boeing 747s, 767s, 777s and Airbus 340. The new airline carried 18.174 million passengers and anticipated business volume of RMB 23.19 billion in 2002. It has 322 air routes (including 56 domestic routes and 266 overseas routes) and more than 2,472 scheduled flights weekly. It has branch companies in Chengdu, Hangzhou, Chongqing, Tianjin and Inner Mongolia. It also has business offices in more than 29 domestic cities and representative offices in 48 overseas cities. The new Air China has an unapproachable strength in civil aviation of China.

The logo, the phoenix, is a symbol of good fortune and based on an artistic perception of the letters "VIP".

The new Air China will promote the foundation of airline network. Based on Beijing, rely on Yangtze Delta, Zhujiang Delta and Chengdu-Chongqing Economic Zone, connecting hub and regional aviation, supporting overseas lines, the global aviation transport networking is coming into being. Meanwhile, it signed cold share agreement, SPA and exclusive seat sale agreement with Deutsche Lufthansa and other more than 60 foreign airlines. One hand, it bases on code share with Shanghai Airlines and other domestic airlines; On the other hand, it should strengthen the cooperation with foreign airlines. On the basis of mutual benefit of airlines and other resources, Air China keeps enhancing the airline quality, and is determined to create the biggest airline network in China.

Air China will keep on the spirit of "safety first and customers highest", concentrate on satisfying the customers and making them feel " relieved, satisfactory, comfortable and moved" and creating a bran-new situation of top ground handling and air service of Air China.