Sichuan Airlines
Sichuan Airlines

Founded in 1986, Sichuan Airlines is a medium-sized full service airline owned by the Sichuan provincial government with other shareholders being China Southern Airlines, Shandong Airlines and Shanghai Airlines. It has its base in Chengdu.

It operated its first international service to Vancouver, Canada in 2012.

Today it operates to 67 destinations, primarily domestic but international operations include Australia, Canada, Europe,Indonesia, Maldives, Vietnam,South Korea and North America.

In 2013 Sichuan Airlines commenced direct operations from Chengdu to Melbourne with three services per week followed more recently by Chingqing operations to Sydney with two operations per week. Both are operated by Airbus 330-200 aircraft.

From June 2017, Sichuan Airlines will commence direct services between Chengdu and Auckland, New Zealand operated by A330-200 aircraft.


Sichuan Airlines has a modern fleet of 120 aircraft with a further 38 on order. ...


For operations to/from Sydney, Sichuan Airlines offer a two class product with 24 business class sea ...