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Encyclopedia > Air Macau
Air Macau
澳門航空
IATA
NX
ICAO
AMU
Callsign
AIR MACAO
Founded 1994
Hubs Macau International Airport
Frequent flyer program CIP Club
Member lounge CIP Lounge
Fleet size 19 - Airbus A320 family - A319, A320 and A321
Destinations 14
Parent company Air Macau
Headquarters Macau
Key people Gu Tiefei, Chairman
David Fei, CEO
Website: http://www.airmacau.com.mo

Air Macau (Chinese:澳門航空), is an airline based in Macau. It is the sole carrier of Macau operating services to 12 destinations on mainland China, as well as regional international services. It also operates the unique one-aircraft service between Taiwan and mainland China. Its main base is Macau International Airport[1]. This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Macau International Airport is the only airport in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, now a Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... The lounge at ZRH, Switzerland An airport lounge is a lounge owned by a particular airline (or jointly operated by several carriers). ... A320 redirects here. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macau. ... A Chairman is the presiding officer of a meeting, organization, committee, or other deliberative body. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Macau International Airport is the only airport in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, now a Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

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History

The airline was established on 13 September 1994 and began commercial operations on 9 November 1995 with a flight from Macau to Beijing and Shanghai (prior to 1995 there was no air service to Macau other than helicopter service). The unique one-aircraft service between Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei began on 8 December 1995. The first pure freighter service was launched on 7 October 2002 between Taipei and Shenzhen via Macau. Air Macau is owned by China National Aviation (CNAC) (51%), TAP Portugal (20%), STDM (14%), Eva Air (5%), the Government of Macau (5%) and Macau investors (5%) and employs 1,023 staff (at March 2007)[1]. is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1994 (MCMXCIV) The year 1994 was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by the United Nations. ... is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... “Peking” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Region City seat Xinyi District (信義區) Government  - Mayor Hau Lung-bin (KMT)1 E9 Area  - City 271. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Shenzhen is a sub-provincial city of Guangdong province in southern China. ... China National Aviation Corporation CNAC Logo, taken from CNAC Zhejiang Branch aircraft, which was merged with Air China. ... Boeing 727 with classic livery 1950s-1980 Airbus A321-200 with former livery 1980-2005 Airbus A321-200 Airbus A320-200 taking off A319 in Faro, Algarve. ... EVA Air (Chinese:長榮航空 Chángróng Hángkōng) is a Taiwanese airline based at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport near Taipei, Taiwan, operating passenger and dedicated cargo services to international destinations in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and North America. ... Government of Macau are headed by secretariats or commissioners and report directly to the Chief Executive of Macau. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...


Destinations

Main article: Air Macau destinations

Air Macau operates services to the following scheduled destinations: // China, Peoples Republic of Beijing Beijing (Beijing Capital International Airport) Fujian Xiamen (Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport) Guangdong Shenzhen (Shenzhen Baoan International Airport) Guangxi Guilin (Guilin Liangjiang International Airport) Guizhou Guiyang (Guiyang Longdongbao Airport) Hainan Haikou (Haikou Meilan International Airport...

Fleet

Air Macau A321
Air Macau A321

The Air Macau passenger fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2007)[1] : Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 407 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 521 pixel, file size: 143 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to ja. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 407 pixelsFull resolution (1024 × 521 pixel, file size: 143 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) (All user names refer to ja. ... The Airbus A320 is a short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Airbus. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ...

Air Macau Passenger Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers
(Business/Economy)
Routes Notes
Airbus A319-100 5 122 (8/114) Short haul routes
Airbus A320-200 1 150 (28/122) Short haul routes
Airbus A321-100 4 178 (16/162) Short and medium haul routes
Airbus A321-200 3 178 (16/162) Short and medium haul routes
Total Number of Aircraft 13

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Cargo

Air Macau Cargo operate the following freighter aircraft to points in China and Taiwan.

Air Macau Cargo Fleet
Aircraft Total Capacity
(max.weight)
Routes Notes
Airbus A300B4-100F 2 35 tons Short haul routes operated by Kuzu Airlines Cargo
Airbus A300B4-200F 2 35 tons Short haul routes operated by Kuzu Airlines Cargo
Airbus A300-600RF 1 40 tons Short haul routes
Total Number of Aircraft 5

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Taiwan Strait

More than 70% of Air Macau's revenue comes from transporting passengers across the Taiwan Strait to Macau. Every week, Air Macau has 72 round trip flights scheduled between Macau and Taipei and 28 round trip flights scheduled between Macau and Kaohsiung. Taiwan Strait Area The Taiwan Strait or Formosa Strait is a 180km-wide Strait between mainland China and the island of Taiwan. ... Nickname: Coordinates: , Country Region City seat Xinyi District (信義區) Government  - Mayor Hau Lung-bin (KMT)1 E9 Area  - City 271. ... Nickname: Coordinates: Country Region Southern Taiwan Capital Lingya Dist (苓雅區) Government  - Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊) Area  - City 154 km²  (59. ...


Since Air Macau started doing business in 1995, no other airline has yet to offer one-plane service for passengers traveling between Taiwan and Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, and other cities on the Chinese mainland. Although they must complete a brief transfer procedure in the Macau International Airport and wait about thirty minutes with their carry-on luggage in the departure lobby, passengers can then board the same plane once again and continue to their destination. The Air Macau staff can also help Taiwanese passengers on the flight get their PRC Entry Endorsement. Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full 1995 Gregorian calendar). ... “Peking” redirects here. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... A view of the Xiamen University campus Xiamen (Simplified Chinese: 厦门; Traditional Chinese: 廈門; Hanyu Pinyin: ) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Macau International Airport is the only airport in the former Portuguese colony of Macau, now a Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China. ... This article is about the history, geography, and people of the island known as Taiwan. ... PRC is a common abbreviation for: Peoples Republic of China Palestinian Red Crescent Popular Resistance Committees This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


External links

References

  1. ^ a b c Flight International 27 March 2007

  Results from FactBites:
 
Air Macau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (270 words)
It is the sole carrier of Macau operating to Taiwan, China and south and north-east Asia.
The airline was established on 13 September 1994 and began commercial operations on 9 November 1995 with a flight from Macau to Beijing and Shanghai.
Air Macau is owned by CNAC (51%), TAP Portugal (15%), STDM (14%), Eva Air (5%), Macau government (5%), Macau investors (5%) and Air China (5%).
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