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Tibet Airlines

Tibet Airlines
西藏航空
བོད་ལྗོངས་མཁའ་འགྲུལ།
XīzàngHángkōng
IATA
TV
ICAO
TBA
Callsign
TIBET
Founded 2010
Hubs Lhasa Gonggar Airport
Fleet size 9
Destinations 23
Parent company Air China
Headquarters Lhasa, Tibet, China
Key people Liu Yanping, General Manager
Website http://www.tibetairlines.com.cn

Tibet Airlines (Chinese: 西藏航空公司; pinyin: XīzàngHángkōngGōngsī, Tibetan: བོད་ལྗོངས་མཁའ་འགྲུལ།Wylie: bod ljongs mkha' 'grul) is an airline with its corporate headquarters and registered office in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China, and operates scheduled domestic flights out of Lhasa Gonggar Airport.

History

Tibet Airlines was approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China in March 2010.[1] It has ordered three Airbus A319 airliners and intends to order more airliners from the same family.[2] The airline received its first aircraft on 2 July 2011 and launched service by operating flight from Lhasa Gonggar Airport to Ngari Gunsa Airport on 26 July. It intends to start flight to Beijing and Shanghai by the end of 2011.

The airline also announced plans to start direct flights to Europe by 2015 or 2016.[3] In February 2011, the Times of India reported that the airline is interested in starting operations in India and other countries in South and South East Asia.[4]

Corporate affairs

Tibet Airlines Airbus A319

The airline has its head office and its registered office in the Lhasa Economic and Technological Development Zone (S:拉萨市经济技术开发区, T: 拉薩市經濟技術開發區, P: Lāsà Shì Jīngjì Jìshù Kāifāqū),[5] in Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region, China.[6][7] It also has an office in Chengdu.[5]

Destinations

Tibet Airlines serves the following destinations (at April 2013):

Terminated Destinations

Fleet

The Tibet Airlines fleet will consist of 9 Airbus A319-115.[8]

References

  1. ^ "Tibet Airlines to take off next year: state media".  
  2. ^ "Start-up Tibet Airlines to take three A319s".  
  3. ^ "Tibet Airlines to start routes to Europe".  
  4. ^ "Tibet Airlines keen to start operations in India". The  
  5. ^ a b "联系我们." (Archive) Tibet Airlines. Retrieved on 17 October 2012. "注册地址: 西藏自治区拉萨市经济技术开发区阳光新城A2-2-2-1(邮编:851400)" and "成都保障区:成都双流国际机场股份有限公司综合保障区(西区)7栋3楼(邮编:610202)"
  6. ^ "Tibet Airlines to be launched in May; first flights due mid 2011".  
  7. ^ "Tibet Airlines will launch its operations with the A319".  
  8. ^ "Tibet Airlines - Details and Fleet History". Planespotters.net. 19 February 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014. 

External links

  • Tibet Airlines (simplified Chinese)
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