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Name: AIR GREAT WALL
7JetSet7 Code: GWA
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: CHINA
City: NINGBO
Country: CHINA
Employees 350
Web:
Email:
Telephone: (574) 772 42 60
Fax: (574) 772 41 81
Sita:
Background
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GWA-NEWS

ESTABLISHED IN 1992. A K A CHINA GREAT WALL CORPORATION. DOMESTIC, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

China (People's Republic of China) was established in 1949, it covers an area of 9,560,980 sq km, its population is 1,265 million, its capital city is Beijing, and its official language is Chinese.

APRIL 1995: 3 737-2T4'S (JT8D-17A), EX-(BEJ), (B-2506; B-2507, B-2508).

SEPTEMBER 1996: 2 TU-154'S FOR SALE, $2.6 MILLION EACH.

NOVEMBER 1996: TO MOVE MAIN BASE FROM CHONGQING TO NINGBO.

JANUARY 1997: MAIN BASE MOVE DEFERRED UNTIL AFTER SPRING FESTIVAL HOLIDAYS.

MARCH 1997: MOVED TO NINGBO, ZHEJIANG PROVINCE.

APRIL 1998: 150 EMPLOYEES.

APRIL 1999: 150 EMPLOYEES.

NOVEMBER 1999: MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT MOVED INTO NEW BUILDING AT NINGBO AIRPORT.

1ST 9 MONTHS = 27.38 MILLION (RPK) PASSENGER TRAFFIC, 647,000 (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC, 230,000 PASSENGERS (PAX).

FEBRUARY 2000: EXPECTING TO MERGE WITH CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (CEA) IN SUMMER 2000.

APRIL 2000: 2 A320'S, CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (CEA) WET-LEASED.

150 EMPLOYEES.

JUNE 2000: THE (CAAC) (CAC) IS TO BAN ALL CHINESE-MADE YUN AIRPLANES AND ALL RUSSIAN TUPOLEV AIRPLANES FROM SCHEDULED PASSENGER FLIGHTS FROM JUNE 2001.

737-2T4 (B-2506) "C" MAINTENANCE CHECK AT GAMECO (GUN).

JULY 2000: 1999 = 27 MILLION (RPK) TRAFFIC; 647,000 (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC; 230,000 PASSENGERS (PAX); 150 EMPLOYEES.

AUGUST 2000: CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (CEA) TAKES 55% STAKE IN AIR GREAT WALL (GWA) FOR RMB 100 MILLION. WILL PROVIDE 3 737-300'S TO (GWA) FLEET.

JANUARY 2001: HEAVY MAINTENANCE CONTRACT TO (AMECO) (BEJ) FOR 2 737-
200'S.

JUNE 2001: ACQUIRED BY CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (CEA) FOR $3.63 MILLION/YEAR FOR A FEW YEARS. TO BECOME NINGBO BRANCH OF (CEA).

2000 = 372,000 PASSENGERS (PAX).

JANUARY 2002: 350 EMPLOYEES.

December 2002: 2 737-2T4's (23272, B-2506; 23273, B-2507), transferred to China Eastern Airlines (CEA).

Fleet:
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June 2001:

1 737-2T4 (JT8D-17A) (1093-23272, /85 B-2506; 1097-23273, /85 B-2507; 1099-23274, /85 B-2508), EX-(BEJ), BEJ MAINT. 23272; 23273; TRANSFERRED TO (CEA) 2002-12.

3 ORDERS 737-300, (CEA) LSD.

2 A320, (CEA) WET-LSD 2000-04.

2 TU-154M (GROUNDED FOR SALE), STORED IN CHONGQING.

3 Y-7-100.

Management:
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HUANG MINGSHUN, PRESIDENT.

YAO YU SHENG, GENERAL MANAGER (1998-07).

ZHANG JIA-BIAO, GENERAL MANAGER LINE MAINTENANCE & FLIGHT OPERATIONS (1999-04).

ZHANG YUE, DIRECTOR FLIGHT OPERATIONS.

SHI SOU ZHI, MANAGER FLIGHT STANDARDS & SAFETY.

ZHANG YU HUI, MANAGER ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE (1998-07),
(T: 86 574 8742 7103) (FAX: 86 574 8742 7030).

ZHANG DONG-XIAN, DEPUTY MANAGER ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE.

WANG XIAO-AN, MANAGER TECHNICAL SECTION.

SHEN YUN TAO, MANAGER QUALITY CONTROL (QC) SECTION (2000-01).

ZHUAN QUAN-YI, MANAGER PRODUCTION & PLANNING.

ZHOU LIN, MANAGER LINE MAINTENANCE (2000-01).

 
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