Urumqi Air (simplified Chinese: 乌鲁木齐航空; traditional Chinese: 烏魯木齊航空) is a low-cost airline[1] headquartered in Ürümqi, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China. It operates scheduled passenger services. Its main hub is Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport in Ürümqi. The airline is one of the four founding members of the U-FLY Alliance. As of 2019, the airline exceeded eight million passengers and has operated an accumulated 150,000 flight hours.[2]

Urumqi Air
乌鲁木齐航空
烏魯木齊航空
Urumqi Air Logo 2014.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
UQ CUH LOU LAN
Founded2014
Commenced operations2014
HubsÜrümqi Diwopu International Airport
AllianceU-FLY Alliance
Fleet size17
Destinations31
Parent companyHainan Airlines
HeadquartersÜrümqi, China
Websitehttp://www.urumqi-air.com/

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As of September 2019, the Urumqi Air fleet consists of the following aircraft:[6][7][8]

Urumqi Air fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
Boeing 737-800 15 186
COMAC ARJ21 1 4[7] TBA Deliveries begin in 2019.[7]
Embraer 190 1 106
Total 17 4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "[1]." CAPA. Retrieved on November 15, 2017. "Urumqi Air Profile."
  2. ^ https://centreforaviation.com/news/urumqi-air-exceeds-8m-pax-in-five-years-of-operations-934351
  3. ^ a b https://www.chinanews.com/cj/2019/05-23/8845304.shtml
  4. ^ Liu, Jim (June 15, 2018). "Urumqi Air proposes Irkutsk late-June 2018 launch". Routesonline. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  5. ^ http://airsoc.com/articles/view/id/5c9e60ecc4263c71438b45ca/urumqi-air-launches-urumqi-wuhan-singapore-flights-on-18-may-2019?ev=10&evp=tl/
  6. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World. October 2019: 11.
  7. ^ a b c "China's Urumqi Air commits to five ARJ21s". ch-aviation.com. November 7, 2018.
  8. ^ "Urumqi Air Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. August 23, 2018. Retrieved August 23, 2018.

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