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Air China Cargo Co., Ltd. (simplified Chinese: 中国国际货运航空公司; traditional Chinese: 中國國際貨運航空公司; pinyin: Zhōngguó Guójì Huòyùn Hángkōng gōngsī) is a cargo airline of the People's Republic of China with its headquarters in Shunyi District in Beijing.[1] It is an all-cargo subsidiary of Air China and operates scheduled freighter services to 20 cities in 10 countries around the world. Its main base is Beijing Capital International Airport.[2]

Air China Cargo
中国国际货运航空公司
IATA ICAO Callsign
CA CAO AIRCHINA FREIGHT
Founded1987
Hubs
Fleet size15
Destinations36
Parent company
HeadquartersBeijing, China
Websiteairchinacargo.com
Air China Cargo headquarters

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HistoryEdit

The airline was established on in 1987 and started operations shortly thereafter. It is owned by Air China (51%), CITIC Pacific (25%) and Beijing Capital International (24%) and has around 4,000 employees (as of March 2013).[2]

In May 2011, Air China and Cathay Pacific announced the consolidation of their cargo business to the new Air China Cargo.[3]

DestinationsEdit

FleetEdit

Current FleetEdit

The Air China Cargo fleet consists of the following freighter aircraft (as of August 2017):[7]

Air China Cargo Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Boeing 747-400F 3
Boeing 757-200PCF 4
Boeing 777F 8
Tupolev Tu-204-120F 4
Total 15 4

Retired FleetEdit

 
An Air China Cargo Tu-204-120CE which was later converted to a tanker

The Air China Cargo retired fleet consists of the following freighter aircraft:[8]

Air China Cargo retired Fleet
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Notes
Boeing 747-200SF 3 1997 2010 Sold to MK Airlines and Uni-Top Airlines
Boeing 747-200F 1 1990 2011 Sold to Uni-Top Airlines
Boeing 747-400BCF 6 2009 2014 Five aircraft are stored
Boeing 747-400BDSF 2 2006 2014 Sold to ACT Airlines
Tupolev Tu-204-120CE 1 2008 2011
Total 13

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "联系我们." Air China Cargo. Retrieved on October 12, 2012. "地址:北京市顺义区天竺空港经济开发区天柱路29号"
  2. ^ a b "Air China Cargo Co., Ltd". www.airchinacargo.com.
  3. ^ Air China and Cathay Pacific Airways Consolidate Cargo Businesses
  4. ^ "Air China Cargo schedule" (PDF). airchinacargo.com.
  5. ^ "Air China Cargo lands at Liege Airport". aircargonews.net. 17 June 2017.
  6. ^ "Air China Cargo launches service to Amsterdam". Archived from the original on 2013-11-11. Retrieved 2012-09-15.
  7. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2017 (Part One)". Airliner World (October 2017): 9. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  8. ^ "Air China Cargo historic fleet". Planespotters.net (May 14, 2016). Retrieved May 14, 2016.

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