LJ Air or Longjiang Airlines Co.Ltd is a scheduled airline based at Harbin Taiping International Airport, Harbin, China. The airline commenced its first flight on 10 February 2017 from Harbin to Hefei.[1] The airline earlier was scheduled to launch operations from June 2016 but it was delayed. The airline commenced services with 2 Airbus A321s. The airline received its AOC certificate in February 2017.[2]

LJ Air
LJ Air logo.jpg
IATA ICAO Callsign
LT SNG SNOW EAGLE
Founded2014
Commenced operations10 February 2017
HubsHarbin Taiping International Airport Harbin
Fleet size3 (August 2018)
Destinations6 (September 2018)
HeadquartersHarbin, China
Key peopleLiang Fuhua (Owner)
Websitewww.longjianghk.com
LJ Air
Simplified Chinese龙江航空

HistoryEdit

LJ Air or Longjiang Airlines was founded in 2014 with its headquarters in Harbin, China. The airline was to start its operations in December 2015, but was delayed due to some reasons. The airline then wanted to start operations in June 2016 but again was delayed due to delays in receiving its AOC certificate, which the airline finally received in February 2017. The airline finally started operations on 10 February 2017, operating the flight between Harbin and Hefei with an Airbus A321. The airline currently has a fleet of 1 Airbus 320 and 2 Airbus A321s.

DestinationsEdit

As of September 2018, LJ Air serves six destinations in China. The airline plans to open up new services to other destinations to China in the coming years.[3]

Country Destination Airport Notes
China Harbin Harbin Taiping International Airport Primary hub
China Hefei Hefei Xinqiao International Airport
China Zhuhai Zhuhai Jinwan Airport

FleetEdit

As of September 2019, LJ Air operates a fleet of 2 Airbus A321s and 1 Airbus A320, with one of the A321s stored.[4]

 
Longjiang Airlines Airbus A321

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "LJ Air (LongJiang Airlines) today (10 Feb 2017) operated inaugural flight, Harbin to Hefei". Twitter. 10 February 2017. Retrieved 10 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Longjiang Airlines eyes fleet expansion, int'l routes". ch-aviation. 5 October 2017. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Chinese start-up Longjiang Airlines to debut in December". Ch aviation. 26 March 2015. Retrieved 26 March 2015.
  4. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World. October 2019: 11.

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