Kunming Airlines, which aims to become the first privately run carrier in Yunnan Province, obtained operational approval from CAAC. Founder Wang Qingmin noted that he and an unidentified partner will hold a 60% stake in the new carrier while Sichuan Airlines will hold the remainder. He did not reveal the total investment amount. Kunming Airlines will adopt an "air travel plus tourism" market model and focus mainly on intra-provincial routes. Located in southwestern China, Yunnan is home to ...

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