Urumqi Air

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
Urumqi Air Logo 2014.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations2014
HubsÜrümqi Diwopu International Airport
AllianceU-FLY Alliance
Fleet size17
Parent companyHainan Airlines
HeadquartersÜrümqi, China


Boeing 737-800 Urumqi Airlines
Country City IATA ICAO Airport Note
  China Aksu AKU ZWAK Aksu Airport
  China Changsha CSX ZGHA Changsha Huanghua International Airport
  China Chengdu CTU ZUUU Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
  China Haikou HAK ZJHK Haikou Meilan International Airport
  China Hefei HFE ZSOF Hefei Xinqiao International Airport
  China Hotan HTN ZWTN Hotan Airport
  China Karamay KRY ZWKM Karamay Airport
  China Kashgar KHG ZWSH Kashgar Airport
  China Lanzhou LHW ZLLL Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport
  China Lianyungang LYG ZSLG Lianyungang Baitabu Airport
  China Mianyang MIG ZUMY Mianyang Nanjiao Airport
  China Qingdao TAO ZSQD Qingdao Liuting International Airport [3]
  China Ürümqi URC ZWWW Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport Hub
  China Xi'an XIY ZLXY Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
  China Yining YIN ZWYN Yining Airport
  China Zhengzhou CGO ZHCC Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport [3]
  Japan Nagoya NGO RJGG Chubu Centrair International Airport
  Russia Irkutsk IKT UIII Irkutsk International Airport [4]
  Singapore Singapore SIN WSSS Singapore Changi Airport [5]


As of June 2020, 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 ARJ 21-700 1 4[7] TBA Deliveries begin in 2019.[7]
Embraer 190 1 106
Total 17 4


  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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