Air China was founded in 1998 as sole operator of a full fledge airline service till the “Civil Aviation System Reform Program” was passed and they had to merge with China National Aviation Company and China Southwest Airlines and to form the China Aviation Group Company. The company still work sunder the banner of Air China today, operating air transport services as its primary business. In December 15th, 2004, Air China successfully went public and got listed in Hong Kong (SEHK: 0753) and London (LSE: AIRC).
The company was formed with a strong philosophies and vision which is well depicted through their logo. With vivid lines the logo depicts, a phoenix that flits across the broad sky. With imagination stretched a bit, the way the logo is laid out recalls the English word “VIP”. The deep red colour is used since it’s associated with anything happy, festive, auspicious and lucky in Chinese culture. The mythical creature Phoenix has been worshiped in China since ancient times as the “King of Birds” and as a symbol of good luck and happiness. Chinese ancient literature contains constant references to the bird which flies from the eastern Happy Land over mountains and seas and “Bestows happiness upon the world”; a bird that “Leads the pack” and “Never rests on laurels”. Similarly, Air China’s vision is to be the leading airline in the world and the adoption of a phoenix in their logo shows how serious they are about it. The airline is China’s only national flag carrier and a member carrier of the world’s network, the Star Alliance. The company is one of the most valuable business from China and according to a stat by world bank estimates over $100 billion in net worth. The company has partnered up for major global events like Beijing Olympics 2008 and is well perceived in popular media as one of the largest commercial flights globally. They provide VIP series throughout the world transporting important business men, government officials and even Presidents and Prime ministers of state between china and other countries. According to the statistics updated on December 31, 2015, Air China has a fleet of 590 passenger aircraft and freighters of mainly Boeing and Airbus families, with an average age of 6.2 years.They operates 360 routes, including 100 international routes, 15 regional routes and 245 domestic routes, serving 174 cities in 40 countries and regions, including 64 international cities, 4 regional cities and 106 domestic cities. By working with other member carriers of the Star Alliance, Air China offers access to 1330 destinations in 193 countries.
The Airline has witnessed widespread success and this is hugely due to their "Four Cs” policy, providing passengers with service which are Credible, Convenient, Comfortable and with Choices. Their frequent flyer program, PhoenixMiles, has the longest history of any frequent flyer program in China, the membership of the program has reached 33.83 million. they were the first domestic airlines to launch "Forbidden Pavilion" First Class and "Capital Pavilion" Business Class, the two-class elite services on medium-to-long distance flights featuring "lie-flat seats" and a "distinguished service throughout the journey" experience. They have always adhered to customer oriented service innovation and have have created new trends in providing customers with comfort and luxury. The company values personal training and their pilot training centre features world-class training facilities, training level and scale, combined with an excellent instructor team, rich teaching experience and first-class training equipment. The train each and every employee they hire to perform at their level and at the standards set by the company which are only parallel to some. The center has two far rained more than 80,000 students, who are now serving in 40 different domestic and foreign airlines.
Their online ticketing system is amazing, letting customers book tickets in advance, cancel them and get refunds when possible. the store is flexible like the service itself and compliments the original service in every possible way.
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