|Air Macau and Air China have concluded a code share agreement on Macau – Beijing v.v. routes.|
Both carriers have got the approval from their respective Civil Aviation Authorities on the above code share arrangement, which both parties intend it to be effective on 17 May 2004.
The inaugural code sharing flight NX002/CA3602 depart for Beijing from Macau on 17 May 2004 at 12:00.
Air Macau, incorporated in September 1994 and commenced commercial operation on 9 November 1995. The carrier now operates a fleet of eleven narrow body passenger aircraft – A321 X 5, A320 X 1 and A319 X 5, three freighters – B727F X 1 and A300B4F X 2.
Air Macau now operates to thirteen destinations – Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Haikou, Kunming, Guilin, Chengdu, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Bangkok and Manila.
Air China, China Southwest Airlines and China Zhejiang Airlines consolidated in 2002 into the new Air China, which emerges as the leading carrier in the Mainland of China. The carrier has a fleet of over 130 aircraft with majority of Boeing Family. Air China now operates to more than 30 international destinations in Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East and over 80 domestic destinations in the Mainland of China covering all the major cities.