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Airlines

Name: ZHONGYUAN AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: ZHO
Status: Operational
Region: CHINA
City: ZHENGZHOU
Country: CHINA
Employees 560
Web: zy-air.com
Email:
Telephone: +86 (371) 91887
Fax: +86 (371) 622 2542
Sita:
Background
(definitions)

FORMED IN 1986. DOMESTIC & REGIONAL, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

China is a country in East Asia, the world's third largest country by area (after Russia and Canada) and the largest by population. It is bordered on the north by the Republic of Mongolia and Russia, on the northeast by Russia and North Korea, on the east by the Yellow Sea and the East China Sea, on the south by the South China Sea, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar (formerly Burma), India, Bhutan, and Nepal, on the west by Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan, and on the northwest by Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. China includes more than >3,400 offshore islands. The total area of China is 9,571,300 sq km/3,695,500 sq mi, not including Hong Kong, Macau, and land under the control of the Republic of China on Taiwan. The capital of China is Beijing; the country's most populous urban center is Shanghai.

MAY 1993: SERVICES TO BEIJING, CHANGSHA, GUANGZHOU, HEFEI, HUANGYAN, NANJING, SHANGHAI AND XIAMEN.

CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES (GUN) OWNS 100%.

3 ORDERS (1994-05) 737-37K'S (PS836; PS837).

FEBRUARY 1994: 1 737-300 (CFM56-3-B1) DELIVERY (PQ407).

JULY 1994: 1 737-300 DELIVERY (PS836).

NOVEMBER 1994: 1 737-37K (CFM56-3-B1) (PS837) DELIVERY.

DECEMBER 1994: 1 737-300 (PQ407), SHORT TERM LEASED TO YUNNAN AIRLINES (YUN).

MAY 1995: 1 737-300 (PQ407), 6 MONTH LEASED TO HAINAN AIRLINES (HNA).

DECEMBER 1995: POSSIBLE 2 ORDERS (1997) 737-300'S.

MARCH 1996: 737-37K (27283) RETURNED FROM SHENZHEN AIRLINES (SHZ).

JULY 1996: NEW SERVICE TO GUILIN.

PROPOSED PURCHASE OF +3 737-300'S.

SEPTEMBER 1996: LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) BY HENAN PROVINCIAL AUTHORITIES FOR +3 737-300'S STILL IN WORK.

OCTOBER 1996: +3 737-300'S PROPOSAL ACCEPTED.

APRIL 1997: CONSIDERS BUY OF 3 737-300'S.

OCTOBER 1997: NEW STAR AIRLINE UNION WITH 5 REGIONAL AIRLINES: SHENZHEN AIRLINES (SHZ), HAINAN AIRLINES (HNA), SICHUAN AIRLINES (SIC), SHANGHAI AIRLINES (SHG), & WUHAN AIRLINES (WUH), TO SHARE PARTS, TECHNICAL FACILITIES & RESOURCES, CHECK-IN & PRE-FLIGHT SERVICES.

NOVEMBER 1997: AGREES TO TRANSFER 3 737-300'S ORDERS TO (CHO).

MARCH 1998: 2 ORDERS 737-37K'S (1999-04) (29407; 29408).

APRIL 1998: 300 EMPLOYEES.

APRIL 1999: 2 737-37K'S (29407, B-2574; 29408, B-2575) DELIVERIES.

JUNE 1999: 1 737-300 LEASED TO CHINA EASTERN AIRLINES (CEA), FOR 1 YEAR.

DECEMBER 1999: LIANG YAN LIN, GENERAL MANAGER, EX-YUTONG BUSINESS
MANUFACTURING COMPANY.

1ST 9 MONTHS = 42.23 MILLION (RPK) PASSENGER TRAFFIC, 557,000 (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC, 404,000 PASSENGERS (PAX).

APRIL 2000: 300 EMPLOYEES.

(http://www.zy-air.com/e-intro.htm).

ZHONGYUAN AIRLINES (ZHO) IS A PROVINCIAL AIRLINE FOR HENAN PROVINCE, OPERATING SCHEDULED DOMESTIC JET AIRPLANE SERVICES TO >20 ROUTES.

MAY 2000: 1 737-37K, WET-LEASED 1 YEAR TO SICHUAN AIRLINES (SIC), (2655-27375, /94 13 09, B-2946).

JUNE 2000: (CAAC) TO BAN ALL CHINESE-MADE YUN AIRPLANES FROM ALL SCHEDULED PASSENGER FLIGHTS FROM 2001-06.

JULY 2000: 1999 = 422 MILLION (RPK); 557,000 (FTK); 404,000 PAX; 300 EMPLOYEES.

AUGUST 2000: (CAAC) OK'S MERGER WITH CHINA SOUTHERN AIRLINES (GUN).

560 EMPLOYEES.

4 737-37K, WET-LEASED TO (GUN) ($2.42 MILLION/MONTH).

(http://www.zy-air.com).

February 2006: Chinese domestic airlines flew a record 138 million passengers in 2005, a rise of +15% over 2004 and double the number of 2000. The figure is expected to double again in the next five years, according to Gao Geng, the vice minister of the General Administration of Civil Aviation in China. Cargo and airmail throughput rose +14% to 3.04 million tons in 2005 and also is expected to double in the next five years. However, profit margins will remain tight within the sector. He noted revenues in the sector had grown to CNY170 billion/$21.09 billion at the end of 2005, but profits in the past five years had amounted to only CNY10 billion.

Fleet:
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Click below for photos:
ZHO-1
ZHO

April 2016:

0 737-37K (CFM56-3B1) (2547-27283, /94 09 07; 2609-27335, /94 08 06; 2655-27375, /94 08 06), (CSC) LSD, 1 LST (CEA) FOR 1 YR 1999-06 (B-2935), 27375, 1 YR LST (SIC) 2000-05. ALL 3 TO (GUN) 2002-01.

0 737-37K (CFM56-3C1) (3100-29407, B-2574; 3104-29408, B-2575), 1999-04. 2 TO (GUN) 2002-01.

4 737-31B (2619-27343, /94, B-2929; 2622-27344, /94 B-2941; 2678-27519, /94, B-2952; 2775-27520, /96, B-2959), (GUN) LSD & MAINT.

6 IL-14 (ASH-82T).

2 Y-7-100 (WJ5A-1).

Management:
(definitions)

XU JIANGUO, PRESIDENT & CHAIRMAN.

LIANG YAN LIN, GENERAL MANAGER (1999-12).

LI QING ZHONG, VICE GENERAL MANAGER ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE (2000-04).

MS YUAN SHUXIA, DIRECTOR PLANNING (1999-04).

ZHANG ZHEN, DIRECTOR ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE,
(cynme@public.zz.ha.cn).

LI ANPING, CHIEF ENGINEER.

HAO LIAN JUN, VICE DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE.

XU DESHU, CHIEF INSPECTOR/QUALITY CONTROL.

 
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