Sichuan Airlines on Tuesday launched a Yunnan subsidiary to enhance its position in the lucrative Yunnan market and take advantage of the fast-growing Chinese economy. The Chengdu-based carrier operates four aircraft in Kunming and plans to expand its fleet to 25 aircraft by 2015. In the next five years, Sichuan expects to open 33 domestic routes to other province capitals and major cities starting from Kunming, which will increase its share of the Yunnan market from 6% to 20% by the end ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Sichuan Airlines launches Yunnan subsidiary " is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.