China Airlines

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China Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded7 September 1959 (7 September 1959)
Commenced operations16 December 1959 (16 December 1959)
Focus cities
Frequent-flyer programDynasty Flyer
Fleet size88 (incl cargo)
Destinations102 (incl cargo)
Company sloganJourney with a caring smile
Parent companyChina Airlines Group
Traded asTWSE: 2610
HeadquartersCAL Park, Dayuan, Taoyuan City, Taiwan (Republic of China)
Key people
  • Nuan-Hsuan Ho (Chairman)[1]
  • Shih-Chien Hsieh (President)
RevenueIncrease NTD139.815 billion (2017)
Operating incomeIncrease NTD 3.088 billion (2017)
Net incomeIncrease NTD 2.208 billion (2017)
Total assetsIncrease NTD 228.421 billion (2017)
Total equityIncrease NTD 54.709 billion (2017)

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]

References[change | change source]

  1. 華航董事會通過何煖軒、謝世謙人事案. SET News (in Traditional Chinese). SET News. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  2. "CAL Annual Report 2017" (PDF). China Airlines. China Airlines. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 June 2018. Retrieved 14 June 2018.
  3. "CAL at a Glance: Fact Sheet". China Airlines. Archived from the original on 2010-12-03. Retrieved 2010-12-13.