About Air China
Air China is an international airline company and it is flag carrier as well as one of the major airlines of China. Being the largest and most advanced airlines in China, Air China Limited was first set up in year1988 with China National Aviation Company and China Southwest Airlines. The logo of Air China is a red phoenix in the shape of ' VIP'. The Phoenix is said to be a lucky bird in Chinese legendary which will bring good luck and brightness to the land it flies to. It is recognized as the most valuable airlines brand in China, It is the only one airline in China that is allowed to carry a national flag on the plane. In addition, Air China is responsible of providing best and luxurious services for foreign visits of Chinese national leaders and special planes for important foreign guests. It is headquartered in Beijing and has seven branches, two bases and several subordinate factories in China. In August, 2004, it was appointed to be the only one airline partner of 2008 Beijing Olympics. By the end of December, 2005, Air China has owned 176 Boeing and Air Bus-styled planes which reach 22 countries and regions in the world, including 36 foreign cities and 70 domestic cities with 4,160 scheduled flights every week.