Loong Air

Loong Air
长龙航空
Chánglóng Hángkōng
IATA ICAO Callsign
GJ CDC GUALONG[1]
Founded 2012
Commenced operations 2012 (cargo)
29 December 2013 (passenger)
Operating bases Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Frequent-flyer program TBA
Fleet size 33
Destinations 70
Headquarters Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport,
Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang,
China
Key people Liu Yi (President)
Liu Qihong (Chinese: 刘启宏) (Chairman)
Website www.loongair.cn

Loong Air (simplified Chinese: 长龙航空; traditional Chinese: 長龍航空; pinyin: Chánglóng Hángkōng) is a Chinese airline with its headquarters in the Loong Air Office Building on the property of Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport in Xiaoshan District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang.[2] Its main hub is in Hangzhou. Approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, it started domestic services in 2013.[3] On 25 September 2013, the airline signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus for the purchase of 20 Airbus A320 twin-engined aircraft.[3]

The company's full name is Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co. Ltd. It was originally a cargo airline named CDI Cargo Airlines (simplified Chinese: 长龙国际货运航空有限公司; traditional Chinese: 長龍國際貨運航空有限公司; pinyin: Chánglóng Guójì Huòyùn Hángkōng Yǒuxiàn Gōngsī),[4] which started services in 2012 with one Boeing 737-300F freighter.[5]

Destinations

Loong Air serves the Chinese domestic market with Hangzhou as its hub. Its first flight started on 29 December 2013 from Hangzhou to Chongqing and Hangzhou to Shenzhen.[6]

As of June 2015

Country Province City Airport Notes Ref
 Bangladesh-DhakaShahjalal International AirportCargo Charter[7][8]
 ChinaBeijingBeijingBeijing Capital International AirportPassenger + Cargo[9]
GuizhouBijieBijie Feixiong Airport[10]
SichuanChengduChengdu Shuangliu International Airportvia Luoyang/Xiangyang[11][12][13]
ChongqingChongqingChongqing Jiangbei International Airport[6][14]
Inner MongoliaChifengChifeng Yulong Airport[13]
LiaoningDalianDalian Zhoushuizi International AirportPassenger + Cargo
GuangdongGuangzhouGuangzhou Baiyun International AirportPassenger + Cargo
GuizhouGuiyangGuiyang Longdongbao International Airportvia Wanzhou[15]
HainanHaikouHaikou Meilan International Airportvia Nanning
ZhejiangHangzhouHangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Hub
HeilongjiangHarbinHarbin Taiping International Airportvia Chifeng/Tongliao[13]
YunnanKunmingKunming Changshui International AirportPassenger + Cargo
LijiangLijiang Sanyi Airportvia Bijie[10]
ShandongLinyiLinyi Shubuling Airport[13]
HenanLuoyangLuoyang Beijiao Airport[12][16][17]
GuangxiNanningNanning Wuxu International Airport
JiangsuNantongNantong Xingdong AirportCargo Only
GuangdongShenzhenShenzhen Bao'an International AirportPassenger + Cargo[6]
Inner MongoliaTongliaoTongliao Airport
ChongqingWanzhouWanzhou Wuqiao Airport[15]
ShaanxiXi'anXi'an Xianyang International Airport[18]
HubeiXiangyangXiangyang Liuji Airport[11]
NingxiaYinchuanYinchuan Hedong International Airportvia Luoyang[16][17]
HenanZhengzhouZhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport[13]
 Vietnam-Da NangDa Nang International AirportCharter[19]
-Nha TrangCam Ranh International AirportCharter[19]

Sources:

Fleet

The Loong Air fleet consists of the following aircraft (as of June 2018):

Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
Y+ Y Total
Airbus A320-200 28 174 174
Airbus A320neo 2 7 18 156 174
Cargo Fleet
Boeing 737-300F 3
Cargo
Total 33 7

* The airline has an MoU with Airbus for the purchase of 11 Airbus A320ceo and 9 Airbus A320neo.[3]

** The airline has a letter of intent with Bombardier for the purchase of 20 C-Series CS100.[20]

See also

References

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  18. "西安咸阳国际机场迎来第39家航空公司入驻". 民航资源网. 2013-12-31. Retrieved 2015-06-01.
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  20. "Chinese Operator Zhejiang Loong Airlines Co., Ltd. Signs Letter of Intent for 20 Bombardier CSeries Airliners". Bombardier Aerospace Press Release. 2014-07-14. Retrieved 1 November 2016.
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