29-Mar-2016 5:31 PM

Yunnan Hongtu Airlines AOC application receives preliminary CAAC approval

CAAC announced (25-Mar-2016) it has completed preliminary review of Yunnan Hongtu Airlines' application for an air operator's certificate. Details include:

  • Company name: Yunnan Hongtu Airlines;
  • Address: Building four, Dabanqiao Street Office, Guandu District Kunming City Yunnan Province;
  • Airport base: Kunming Changshui International Airport;
  • Business type: Limited liability company;
  • Registered capital: CNY600 million (USD100 million);
  • Legal representative: Tang Longcheng;
  • Business scope: Domestic air passenger and cargo transportation;
  • Investors:
    • Yunnan Huhutong Network Technology Co Ltd: 10% shareholding;
    • Tang Longcheng: 20%;
    • Yunnan Defeng Logistics Co Ltd: 10%;
    • Kunming Evergreen Financing Co Ltd: 30%;
    • Yunnan Mingtong Logistics Co Ltd: 10%;
    • Kunming Dongyun Air Ticket Agency: 10%;
    • Kunming Deben Trading Co Ltd: 10%;
  • Approvals:
    • Received National Development and Reform Commission approval to introduce three A320 series aircraft, including two purchased and one under operating lease;
    • Signed operating agreement with Yunnan Airport Group;
    • Airworthiness division has approved its aircraft exterior livery scheme;
    • Assigned 131.750MHZ radio frequency by CAAC Yunnan Radio Management Office; air traffic control has agreed to provide aeronautical information; CAAC Southwest China Region Administration Air Traffic Management Bureau Yunnan branch has agreed to provide navigational communications and meteorological services;
    • ICAO code: HTU;
    • IATA code: A6;
    • Billing code: 389
    • English radio call sign: HONGLAND;
    • Recruitment: Hired 21 pilots, 23 maintenance staff, seven dispatchers, 56 cabin crew, 15 security staff, seven transport personnel;
  • President: Wang Zhenhua. [more - original PR - Chinese]

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