China Airlines

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China Airlines Co., Ltd.
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 16 December 1959
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer program Dynasty Flyer
Airport lounge Dynasty Lounge
Alliance SkyTeam

Mandarin Airlines (93.99%)

Tigerair Taiwan (80%)
Fleet size 78
Destinations 112(incl. cargo)
Company slogan Journey with a caring smile
Parent company China Airlines Group
Headquarters CAL Park, Dayuan, Taoyuan, Taiwan
Key people
  • Hung-Hsiang Sun (Chairman)[1]
  • Samuel P. Lin (President)[1]
Revenue Increase NTD132.609 billion (2012)[2]
Net income Increase NTD 0.343 billion (2012)[2]

China Airlines is the largest airline in Taiwan, and is the flag carrier of the Republic of China. It takes passenger and cargo to over 90 cities world-wide. Its main base or hub is at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. Mandarin Airlines, a sister airline and wholly-owned subsidiary of China Airlines, flies places in China and Asia.

History[change | change source]

China Airlines was started in 1959 as a company fully owned by the Republic of China Government. It had two PBY Amphibians when it just started.[3]

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