GX Airlines

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GX Airlines
GX Airlines logo.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
GX CBG GREEN CITY
Commenced operations13 February 2015
Operating basesNanning Wuxu International Airport
Fleet size27
Destinations59[1]
Key peopleWu Chongyang, Chairman and President[2]
Websitewww.gxairlines.com
GX Airlines
Simplified Chinese北部湾航空

Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines, or simply GX Airlines, is a Chinese airline based at Nanning Wuxu International Airport.[3][4] It is a joint venture between Tianjin Airlines and the Guangxi Beibu Gulf Investment Group. GX Airlines commenced operations on 13 February 2015 as one of the first airlines based in Guangxi.

History[edit]

GX Airlines is a joint venture between Tianjin Airlines and the Guangxi Beibu Gulf Investment Group. Tianjin Airlines has a 70% (21 billion yuan) stake and the investment group has a 30% (9 billion yuan) stake in the airline. GX Airlines received its first aircraft, an Embraer 190 leased from Tianjin Airlines, and its air operator's certificate on 1 February 2015.[5]

The airline conducted its first flight on 13 February of the same year, between its base of Nanning and Haikou, Hainan Province.[2][5][6]

In November 2015, GX Airlines inducted its first foreign pilots.[7] As of July 2019, the airline has a fleet of eight Embraer 190 aircraft. GX Airlines also plans to begin flights to Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, and destinations in Northeast and Southeast Asia.[5][6]

Destinations[edit]

As of January 2017, GX Airlines flies to 44 destinations in China.[8]

Fleet[edit]

As of July 2019, the GX Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[1][9]

GX Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Ref.
Airbus A320-200 7 180 [8][10]
Airbus A320neo 4 186 [11]
Embraer 190 16 106 [12]
Total 27

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Airline Insight: Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines – Blue Swan Daily". blueswandaily.com. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ a b "GX AIRLINES ADDS E190S". Embraer. 16 February 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Airline Information: GX Airlines". Ch-aviation. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines". CAPA - Centre for Aviation. Retrieved 14 December 2015.
  5. ^ a b c "Hainan Airlines' new GX airlines plans flights to Southeast Asia". Hainan Airlines via aviator.aero. 18 May 2015. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  6. ^ a b Marello, Poppy (27 February 2015). "Start-Up Carriers: Who's New for February". Routes Online. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  7. ^ Ge, Lena (16 November 2015). "GX Airlines Welcomes Its First Foreign Pilots". China Aviation Daily. Retrieved 16 December 2015.
  8. ^ a b "China's GX Airlines restrategizes, aims for 2017 int'l debut". ch-aviation. 10 January 2017. Retrieved 15 January 2017.
  9. ^ "GX Airlines Fleet Details and History". Planespotters.net. 21 March 2019. Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  10. ^ "北部湾航空首架"大飞机"成功首航". Guangxi Daily (in Chinese). Xinhua News Agency. 26 August 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  11. ^ https://centreforaviation.com/news/guangxi-beibu-gulf-airlines-receives-first-a320neo-869092
  12. ^ "2年17架飞机,北部湾速度何以实现?". 民航资源网 CARNOC.COM. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 20 March 2017.

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