The second largest airline of the People’s Republic of China currently has 58 aircraft of the manufacturer Airbus of the types A319 and A340, and 145 Boeing machines of the types Boeing B-737 and Boeing B-777. Another 2 Airbus A319s, 23 Airbus A320s, 24 Airbus A321s, 11 A330s, 25 Boeing 737, 15 Boeing 787 and 2 Tupolev Tu 204 have been ordered.
Air China, which has in the meantime become the second-largest airline in the People’s Republic of China, was founded on July 1, 1988 in Beijing.
Air China’s network of routes includes nearly 70 regional destinations in China and Mongolia as well as more than 30 international destinations, which are served regularly from the base in Beijing and the other hubs in Shanghai and Chengdu. Regional destinations include Chifeng, Dalian, Dandong, Guangzhou, Haikou, Jinan, Kunming, Lhasa, Nanchang, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Xi’an and Zhengzhou. International destinations include Bangkok, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Jakarta, London, New York, Melbourne, Rome, Singapore and Tokyo.