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Xiamen Airlines (simplified Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng) is the first airline company in People's Republic of China run by private individuals, established on July 25, 1984, and based in Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. The rights are shared by China Southern Airlines 60% and Xiamen Construction and Development Group 40%. This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Simplified Chinese characters (Simplified Chinese: 简体字; Traditional Chinese: 簡體字; pinyin: jiǎntǐzì; also called 简化字/簡化字, jiǎnhuàzì) are one of two standard character sets of printed contemporary Chinese written language. ... Pinyin (Chinese: 拼音, pÄ«nyÄ«n) literally means join (together) sounds (a less literal translation being phoneticize, spell or transcription) in Chinese and usually refers to HànyÇ” PÄ«nyÄ«n (汉语拼音, literal meaning: Han language pinyin), which is a system of romanization (phonemic notation and transcription to Roman script) for Standard... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... IATA Airport Code: XMN This airport is the base of Xiamen Airlines, but also is served by the following carriers. ... China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the Peoples Republic of China. ...


Its main base is in Xiamen, but it also had hubs at Fuzhou and Wuyishan in the Fujian province and at Hangzhou in Zhejiang province. Besides domestic operations, it also flies to Seoul, Osaka, Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Bangkok. Due to Xiamen's proximity to Taiwan, it is expected that Xiamen Airlines would be the first to fly to Taiwan when politics allow. Fuzhou (Chinese: 福州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chou; EFEO: Fou-Tcheou; SLC: Hùk-cieu; also seen as Foochow or Fuchow) is the provincial seat and the largest prefecture-level city of Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Wuyishan (chin. ... Fujian (Chinese: 福建; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Fu-chien; Postal System Pinyin: Fukien, Foukien; local transliteration Hokkien from Min Nan Hok-kiàn) is one of the provinces on the southeast coast of China. ... Hangzhou (Chinese: 杭州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hang-chou) is a sub-provincial city in China, and the capital of Zhejiang province. ... Zhejiang (Chinese: 浙江; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Che-chiang; Postal System Pinyin: Chehkiang or Chekiang) is a eastern coastal province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Seoul (서울, â–¶ (help· info)) is the capital of South Korea (the Republic of Korea) and is one of the most populous cities in the world, located in the northwestern part of the country on the Han River. ... Osaka Castle Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station View from Osaka Castle. ... Mayor Datuk Ruslin Hasan District Kuala Lumpur District Area  - Total (City) 243. ... State motto: Bersatu dan Setia (United and Loyal), formerly Let Penang Lead Capital George Town Governor Tun Dato Seri Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Abbas Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon Area 1,056 km2 Population  - Est year 2000 1,225,501 State anthem Untuk Negeri Kita (For... Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 The Wat Phra Kaew temple Bangkok Metropolitan Administration building Bangkok, known in Thai as Krung Thep (กรุงเทพฯ), or Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (กรุงเทพมหานคร, IPA: ), is the capital and largest city of Thailand, with an official 1990 population of 8,538,610. ...

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Code data

  • IATA Code: MF
  • ICAO Code: CXA
  • Callsign: Xiamen Air

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Incidents and accidents

On October 2, 1990, Xiamen Airlines Flight 8301 from Xiamen to Guangzhou, a Boeing 737-247 jetliner, hijacked shortly after took off from Xiamen, and crashed into Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, caused a total of 128 fatalies, and 2 other aircraft in the apron were destroyed. October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... Xiamen (Simplified: 厦门; Traditional: 廈門; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hsiamen) is a coastal sub-provincial city in southeastern Fujian province, Peoples Republic of China. ... Location within China Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (广州白云国际机场) is the main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of the province of Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ...


Fleet

The Xiamen Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft (at March 2005):

  • 1 Boeing 737-200
  • 4 Boeing 737-300
  • 4 Boeing 737-500
  • 10 Boeing 737-700 (further 3 on order)
  • 9 Boeing 757-200

China Southern Airlines signed an initial agreement to purchase 13 Boeing 787 aircraft, 3 of which were for its affiliate, Xiamen Airlines. Aircraft deliveries are expected between 2008 and 2010 (ref: Airliner World, April 2005) 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... 737 in new Boeing Colors. ... The Boeing 757 is a medium-range transcontinental commercial passenger airplane manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Rendering of a Boeing 787-8 in Northwest Airlines colors (final design) The Boeing 787, or Dreamliner, is a mid-sized wide body passenger airliner currently under development by Boeing Commercial Airplanes and scheduled to enter service in 2008. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is a Leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2010 (MMX) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In Dec 2005, Xiamen Airlines inked an order for 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to be equipped with Blended Winglets, and to be delivered from mid-2006 to 2008. This order forms part of the 70 plane general purchase agreement signed by China Aviation Supplies Import & Export Group Corporation and The Boeing Company when President Bush visited China in Nov 2005.


External links

  • Xiamen Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines Fleet Detail
  • Xiamen Airlines Passenger Opinions


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Xiamen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (552 words)
Xiamen was one of the five Chinese treaty ports opened by the Treaty of Nanjing (signed in 1842) at the end of the First Opium War between Britain and China.
Xiamen comprises of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Island, and a larger region along the mouth of Jiulong River on Mainland China.
Xiamen is served by the Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, the base of Xiamen Airlines.
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Xiamen was one of the earliest seats of European commerce in China, with Portuguese (16th cent.) and Dutch (17th cent.) establishments.
Xiamen Municipality comprises of Xiamen Island, Gulangyu Island, and a larger region along the mouth of Jiulong River on the mainland.
Xiamen Island is geographically very close to the island of Quemoy, which is governed by the Republic of China (based on Taiwan).
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