Urumqi Air

Low Cost Carrier
Domestic only
In service
Country/Territory: China
Alliance: U-FLY Alliance (joined 2016)


Urumqi Air is a Chinese low-cost carrier based at Urumqi Diwopu Airport, providing both domestic and regional services. The carrier was established as a JV between Hainan Airlines and Urumqi Urban Construction Investment. Urumqi Air took over Hainan Airlines’ operation at Urumqi and is licensed for domestic (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan) and international passenger and cargo services. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737 family aircraft. Following a strategic cooperation framework agreement between the Xinjiang AR Government and HNA Group, the Xinjiang Government (70%) holds a majority stake in Urumqi Air while Hainan Airlines owns a minority (30%).

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