Aòkǎi Hángkōng Gōngsī
Founded 2004 Hubs Tianjin Binhai International Airport Fleet size 7 Destinations 15 incl. cargo Parent company Okay Airways Ltd. Headquarters Beijing, China Key people Liu Jieyin Website http://www.okair.net/
Okay Airways (Chinese: 奥凯航空公司; pinyin: Aòkǎi Hángkōng Gōngsī) is an airline headquartered in Fengtai District, Beijing, People's Republic of China. It operates passenger charter services and plans to expand into scheduled passenger and dedicated cargo services. Its main hub is Tianjin Binhai International Airport in Tianjin. Flights were suspended for one month beginning on December 15, 2008, due to a dispute between the carrier and its shareholders.
Okay Airways was established in June 2004 and in February 2005 received an aviation carrier business license from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). It is China's first private sector airline. The carrier's maiden flight from its base in Tianjin to Changsha was on March 11, 2005, with 81 people on board.
In August 2005, the airline signed a letter of intent with Korean Air under which it and another Korean company were to have acquired 49% of the airline, but agreement could not be reached over the issue of control and the deal failed. Okay Airways leased three Boeing 737-300F aircraft and started cargo services as a local partner of FedEx Express in March 2007.
The Okay Airways fleet includes (as of 25 August 2010) :
- 2 Boeing 737-300F (Cargo division)
- 3 Boeing 737-800
- 2 Xian MA60
On 25 February 2005 Boeing announced that Okay Airways had received its first Boeing 737-9B5, becoming the first Chinese airline to operate the largest model of the Boeing 737 family. The airline is sub-leasing 2 Boeing 737-900s from Korean Air. These have now been replaced by the two Boeing 737-800 aircraft leased from International Lease Finance.
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