Urumqi Air

Low Cost Carrier
International and Domestic
In service
Country/Territory: China


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.

On 29-Jan-2021, Hainan Airlines announced creditors applied to the court for the reorganisation of the airline and its subsidiaries, including Urumqi Air. Hainan Airlines stated its subsidiaries will perform daily operations as normal despite the "major uncertainty" on whether they will enter reorganisation process.

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