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Air China Limited ("Air China") and its predecessor, the former Air China, were founded in 1988. According to the "Civil Aviation System Reform Program" which was approved and passed by the State Department in October 2002, the former Air China consolidated with China National Aviation Company and China Southwest Airlines and founded China Aviation Group Company. Based on the combined air transportation resources of the three entities, the new Air China Company was established. On September 30th, 2004, approved by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council (SASAC), Air China Limited was officially launched in Beijing, operating air transport services as its primary business and controlled by the China Aviation Group. On December 15th, 2004, Air China successfully listed in Hong Kong (SEHK: 0753) and London (LSE: AIRC).
Air China is committed to providing passengers with "Four Cs" service: Credibility, Convenience, Comfort and Choice. Air China’s frequent flyer program, PhoenixMiles, has the longest history of any frequent flyer program in China. Air China was the first domestic civil airline to launch two classes of premium service, "Forbidden Pavilion" First Class and "Capital Pavilion" Business Class, on medium-to-long distance flights, featuring "lie-flat seats" and a "whole journey distinguished service" experience, which provides passengers with outstanding, comfortable and convenient travel space and considerate service. Air China enjoys a strong domestic and international route network and sales network, owns an extensive high-quality client group and has become the first choice for many passengers from Chinese government organizations and companies. On June 28, 2011, Air China was awarded the 4-star rating by SKYTRAX - the international authority for accrediting airline services. On June 12, 2012, Air China was granted the Fast Travel Gold Award at the 68th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit. Air China’s frequent flyer members numbered more than 17.44 million at the end of 2011.
Cathay Pacific currently ranks as the world's 2nd most profitable airline (net profit)* and the 7th largest airline in the world by operating profit*.
Cathay Pacific are ranked 10th-largest in the world in terms of revenue passenger kilometres* and 4th-largest in freight tonne kilometres*.
According to IATA, Cathay Pacific was the world’s number one in terms of international cargo traffic in 2010.
Brief introduction of China Eastern Airlines Limited Company
Approved by the State Council, China Eastern Air Holding Company was set up at the Great Hall of the People on 11th, October, 2002. Based on the original China Eastern Air Holding Company, and annexing the China Northwest Air Company and combined with the Yunnan Air Company, China Eastern Air Holding Company (hereinafter referred to China Eastern Group) was established. As a central enterprise supervised by the State Assets Administration Committee of the State Council, the China Eastern Group is one of the three backbone air transportation groups of our country.
With its headquarters in Shanghai, China Eastern Group is short for China Eastern Air Holding Company, which is abbreviated as CEAH. With 2.558441 billion RMB of registered capital, CEAH made a total capital of 73.3 billion RMB by the end 2007. With more than 50000 employees, CEAH has 221 airplanes and 467 national and international passenger and freight routes, covering 53 famous international cities over the five continents of Asia, Europe, America and Africa.
Marketing businesses of CEAH include: public air transportation, general aeronautical services, production and marketing of products (including free commodities) relating to air transportation, maintenance of air material and equipment, aviation passengers and goods transit, ground agencies, airplane leasing, aerial training and consultation and other national marketing businesses.
As the core of China Eastern Group and the first listed company in China’s civil aviation industry, China Eastern Airlines Corporation Limited is listed in the stock exchanges of New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai and lays an important foundation for establishing a modern enterprise and implementing strategies as a large group and company.
There are 17 investment companies in total under China Eastern Group. Through years of optimization and resource integration, a fundamental aviation transportation service has been formed, with businesses of aviation food, import and export, financial futures, media advertising, tourism ticketing, hotel group, airport investment, etc. as auxiliary services to this system.
During the Eleventh Five-Year Plan Period, the principle target of China Eastern Group is to implement a development plan centered on hub strategy, establish a central network operation with Shanghai at the center, actively construct waves of flight travel and improve the route network structure. Keeping a foothold at home and strengthening foreign activities, the route network structure covers areas of North America, South America, Europe, Middle Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, North Africa, South Africa and Australia, etc. with Shanghai as the passenger and freight center and Kunming, Xian and Wuhan as regional centers. In addition to these major objectives, we hope to ensure logical matching of relevant industries and active cultivation of new profit growth to ensure maintenance of value and appreciation of state-owned assets.
China Southern Air Holding Company was established on October 11, 2002 as a state-owned air transportation group; merging China Southern Airlines, Xinjiang Airlines and China Northern Airlines. China Southern Air Holding Company specializes in the air transportation business with passenger and cargo agencies, import & export trading, financing, construction and development and media and advertising.
Currently, China Southern Air Holding Company owns eight subsidiaries including the listed company China Southern Airlines, and has established domestic offices in 39 major Chinese cities, and 47 international offices including Tokyo, Paris, Sydney and Lagos.
China Southern Air holding company has pilot training academies in Beijing and Australia; a Flight Simulator Training Centre and Aviation Engine Overhaul Centre in Zhuhai.
China Southern Air Holding Company operates 402 jet aircraft and helicopters with more than 60, 000 staff and total operating assets exceeding RMB100 billion yuan.
The development target of China Southern Air Holding Company is to build up an international network-oriented airline with core competitiveness and sustainable profitability. Insisting on the core value point of “Customer first, respecting Staff, Advantage, continuous Innovation and favorable Return” and the vision and mission of “becoming a carrier as the best choice for costumers and loved by the staff and employees”, China Southern Air Holding Company is developing its service brand to be the very best in China and throughout Asia”.
China Southern Air Holding Company is headquartered in Guangzhou - the largest city in Southern China. Address: No. 27, Nanhangyunjie, Airport Road, Guangzhou.
Founded in the Queensland outback in 1920, Qantas has grown to be Australia's largest domestic and international airline. Registered originally as the Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Limited (QANTAS), Qantas is widely regarded as the world's leading long distance airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia.
Qantas have built a reputation for excellence in safety, operational reliability, engineering and maintenance, and customer service.