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Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd. (Code: 3U)

In August 2002, Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd was restructured on the basis of its predecessor. Sichuan Airlines, which was established on September 19, 1986 and began its operation on July 14, 1988.

The company has a total of more than 1800 employees, 80% of whom are technical and administrative personnel with a high education background. The corporate headquarters are located very near to Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport, Sichuan Province. The Chongqing Branch Company, the second base, is situated next to the Jianqbei International Airport, Chongqing.

With the present corporate mechanism, Sichuan Airlines Co. Ltd has accomplished substantial Cooperation in various forms with the shareholders, including Code sharing, ticket price control, a frequent flyer program, sales agency system, and transport and marketing Networks. The advanced modern aircraft, the flexible effective marketing strategy and policies and the efficient operational environment have laid a solid foundation for the rapid, steady, sustainable and harmonious development of the company.

The fleet consists of 22 modern aircraft, including A320 series and Emb-145 manufactured by Airbus industries and EMBRAER respectively. The company has opened more than 130 domestic routes that link some 40 cities forming an air transport network with a spread over 200,000 kilometers.

The company has consistently made profits for eight years. As the domestic air transportation market becomes increasingly competitive, it is continuously exploiting new markets and seeking every possibility both inside and outside China. It has entered into partnerships with numerous domestic and international airlines supplying passenger or cargo transportation services that suit all requirements.

Apart from obtaining the economic benefits, the company has been strongly advocating its unique enterprise culture principle of Sincerity, Kindness, Beauty and Love, hoping to improve the environment by cultivating common values on a basis of mutual understanding among the company's staff, the passengers and the individuals in society.