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Encyclopedia > Shanghai Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
上海航空公司
Shànghǎi Hángkōng Gōngsì
IATA
FM
ICAO
CSH
Callsign
SHANGHAI AIR
Founded 1985
Hubs Shanghai Pudong International Airport
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
Focus cities Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Alliance Star Alliance (Joining December 12)
Fleet size 53
Destinations 66 (5 to start in 2008/09)
Headquarters Shanghai, China
Key people Zhou Chi (President)
Fan Hongxi (CEO)
Website: http://www.shanghai-air.com
Boeing 767-300 in Macau
Boeing 767-300 in Macau

Shanghai Airlines (上海航空) is an airline based in Shanghai, People's Republic of China. It operates domestic and international services. Its main bases are Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport [1]. Image File history File links Shanghai_airlines_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. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Shanghai Pudong International Airport (IATA: PVG, ICAO: ZSPD) (SSE: 600009) (Simplified Chinese上海浦东国际机场, Traditional Chinese 上海浦東國際機場, pinyin ShànghÇŽi PÇ”dōng Guójì JÄ«cháng) is an airport located in the eastern part of Pudong district of Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (IATA: SHA, ICAO: ZSSS) (Simplified Chinese: 上海虹桥国际机场, Traditional Chinese: 上海虹橋國際機場, Pinyin: ShànghÇŽi Hóngqiáo Guójì JÄ«cháng, Translation: Rainbow Bridge International Airport) is one of the two airports in Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Nanjing Lukou International Airport (NLIA, Simplified Chinese: 南京禄口国际机场, Pinyin: NánjÄ«ng LùkÇ’u Guójì JÄ«chÇŽng) is located in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, over 35km from the downtown area in the southeast outskirts of the city. ... Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (IATA: HGH, ICAO: ZSHC) (Simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is the principal airport serving Hangzhou, a major city in the Yangtze River Delta region and the provincial capital of Zhejiang. ... An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... All Nippon Airways aircraft with Star Alliance livery seen in 2006 A Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 in Star Alliance livery while still maintaining its corporate logo on the tail, the only Star Alliance member to do so. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1152x864, 114 KB) ç°¡è¿° Shanghai Airlines Boeing B767-300 Reg No. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1152x864, 114 KB) ç°¡è¿° Shanghai Airlines Boeing B767-300 Reg No. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Shanghai Pudong International Airport (IATA: PVG, ICAO: ZSPD) (SSE: 600009) (Simplified Chinese上海浦东国际机场, Traditional Chinese 上海浦東國際機場, pinyin ShànghÇŽi PÇ”dōng Guójì JÄ«cháng) is an airport located in the eastern part of Pudong district of Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (IATA: SHA, ICAO: ZSSS) (Simplified Chinese: 上海虹桥国际机场, Traditional Chinese: 上海虹橋國際機場, Pinyin: ShànghÇŽi Hóngqiáo Guójì JÄ«cháng, Translation: Rainbow Bridge International Airport) is one of the two airports in Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ...

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History

The airline was established and started operations in 1985. It was founded by the Shanghai municipal government as the first independently run local airline in China. It was initially restricted to domestic flights, but in September 1997 won government approval to operate international services. In October 2002 it began to issue shares on the Shanghai stock market. It launched domestic freighter services in May 2004 [1]. It is the fifth largest airline of China by fleet size. In 2006 a cargo airline, Shanghai Airlines Cargo, was established with Taiwan-based EVA Air [citation needed] In its 22 year history, Shanghai Airlines has not any accidents, nor either any severe damage to its aircraft, therefore, making it one of the safest airlines in Asia and possibly, the World. [1] This article is about the year. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... FedEx DC-10 Cargo airlines (or airfreight carriers, and derivatives of these names) are airlines dedicated to the transport of cargo. ... Shanghai Airlines Cargo (上海航空股份有限公司) is a cargo airline based in the Peoples Republic of China. ... 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. ...


Shanghai Airlines CEO Fan Hongxi says that Shanghai Airlines expects to have a fleet of 100 aircraft by 2010 that can handle 17.7 million passengers and 1.5 million tons of cargo and mail annually. It is also focusing on growing its market share in Australia, Europe, the United States and Canada in the next five years. [2]


Destinations

Main article: Shanghai Airlines destinations
Shanghai Airlines has applied for service to its first two destinations in North America, which are Seattle, Washington and Los Angeles, California. It also applied for its first three European destinations which are Vienna, Hamburg and Zurich.

This is a list of destinations served currently by Shanghai Airlines. ... North America North America is a continent[1] in the Earths northern hemisphere and (chiefly) western hemisphere. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... For the capital city of the United States, see Washington, D.C.. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation). ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... Location within Switzerland   Zürich[?] (German pronunciation IPA: ; usually spelled Zurich in English) is the largest city in Switzerland (population: 366,145 in 2004; population of urban area: 1,091,732) and capital of the canton of Zürich. ...

Codeshare Partners

Not to be confused with China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan). ... Boeing 747-400 Boeing 747-400 Air New Zealand Limited ASX: AIZ NZX: AIR (Air New Zealand) is a scheduled passenger airline based in Auckland, New Zealand, and the national flag carrier. ... All Nippon Airways Co. ... China United Airlines (中国联合航空; Zhongguo Lianhe Hangkong) (IATA: CN, ICAO: CUA, and Callsign: Lianhang) is an airline based in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) (Korean Air Daehan Hanggong) is the national flag carrier airline of Korea, with its global world headquarters located in Seoul, Korea. ... The Luftansa headquarters in Cologne, Germany. ... Sichuan Airlines is an airline based in Chengdu in the Peoples Republic of China. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (Thai: ) (SET: THAI) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ... United Airlines, also known as United Air Lines, Inc. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Luftansa headquarters in Cologne, Germany. ... For other uses, see Shanghai (disambiguation). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United Airlines, also known as United Air Lines, Inc. ... Headquarters Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (Thai: ) (SET: THAI) is the national air carrier of Thailand, operating out of Suvarnabhumi Airport, and is a founding member of the Star Alliance network. ... Boeing 747-400 Boeing 747-400 Air New Zealand Limited ASX: AIZ NZX: AIR (Air New Zealand) is a scheduled passenger airline based in Auckland, New Zealand, and the national flag carrier. ... is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Boeing 747-400 Boeing 747-400 Air New Zealand Limited ASX: AIZ NZX: AIR (Air New Zealand) is a scheduled passenger airline based in Auckland, New Zealand, and the national flag carrier. ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... All Nippon Airways aircraft with Star Alliance livery seen in 2006 A Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 in Star Alliance livery while still maintaining its corporate logo on the tail, the only Star Alliance member to do so. ... All Nippon Airways aircraft with Star Alliance livery seen in 2006 A Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 in Star Alliance livery while still maintaining its corporate logo on the tail, the only Star Alliance member to do so. ... is the 346th day of the year (347th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ...

Fleet

The Shanghai Airlines fleet includes the following aircraft (in March 2007):

Shanghai Airlines was the carrier of the last ever Boeing 757-200 delivered. The Boeing 737 is an American short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is an American short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body jet airliner. ... The Boeing 757 is an American short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Boeing 757 is an American short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 is an American three-engine medium to long-range widebody airliner, with two engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. ... BAe 125-1000 The twin engined BAe 125 is the worlds best selling mid-size corporate jet, now marketed as the Raytheon Hawker 800. ... The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is a mid-sized, wide-body, twin engine jet airliner currently in production by Boeing Commercial Airplanes and scheduled to enter service in November 2008. ... The Advanced Regional Jet ARJ21 is the first jet aircraft for regional flights designed and made completely in the Peoples Republic of China, with the exception of the engine produced by General Electric. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ...


Livery

In early 2007, Shanghai Airlines slightly modified their livery replacing the classic chestlines with a curve shape along the side of its fuselage.


See also

All Nippon Airways aircraft with Star Alliance livery seen in 2006 A Singapore Airlines Boeing 747-400 in Star Alliance livery while still maintaining its corporate logo on the tail, the only Star Alliance member to do so. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Flight International 12-18 April 2005
  2. ^ http://english.people.com.cn/200705/24/eng20070524_377444.html
  3. ^ http://www.airnz.co.nz/aboutus/mediacentre/pressreleases/airnz_commences_agreement_with_shanghai_airlines_29jun07.htm
  4. ^ http://www.flightglobal.com/articles/2003/09/23/171605/three-carriers-place-arj21-orders.html

Flight International is a magazine relating to airlines, general aviation, and aerospace manufacture. ...

External links

  • Shanghai Airlines
  • Shanghai Airlines fleet details

 
 

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