Xi’an-based Joy Air plans to change its main operating base to Tianjin in an effort to further consolidate regional operations with Tianjin-based Okay Airways. Joy Air will still maintain its brand, but regional business will merge with Okay Airways. Chinese regional carriers have recently reported consecutive operating losses because of higher operating costs and lack of market demand. In 2008, Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines launched Joy Air in conjunction with AVIC. At ...

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