No.213

Jiuyuan Airlines completed maiden flight from Guangzhou to Zhanjiang
ReleaseDate: 2015-01-16

The maiden flight of Jiuyuan Airlines Co., Ltd, the first low-cost airline company in Central and South China, formally took off on December 2! On that day, Jiuyuan Airlines’ maiden flight activity was held ceremoniously at the Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Xu Shaohua, member of the Standing Committee of CPC Guangdong Provincial Committee and Executive Vice Governor of Guangdong Province, Luo Weifeng, Vice Mayor of Guangzhou, Ye Niuping, District Head of Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Zhang Kejian, Chairman of Guangdong Province Airport Group, along with Chairman of JuneYao Group and Chairman of Jiuyuan Airlines Wang Junjin and other officials attended the activity.

Wang Junjin, Chairman of Jiuyuan Airlines, said at the maiden flight ceremony that Jiuyuan Airlines, the first low-cost airline company in Central and South China, will cooperate with Guangdong Airport Group to push forward the construction of Baiyun International Airport as a world-class aviation hub, by leveraging the location advantage of Pearl River Delta region as economic center and the “South Gate of China” international hub, and by adopting low-cost mass-oriented mode. It will continually reduce cost through creative culture and efficient management, so as to bring safe and convenient travel experience to passengers in Guangzhou and Pearl River Delta region. To help the public truly experience the flight service of low-cost airline company, this maiden flight invited the media and sales channel agents to together fly nonstop from Guangzhou to Zhanjiang.

At 1 o’clock sharp in the afternoon of that day, the maiden flight of Jiuyuan Airlines formally took off at Baiyun International Airport, signaling that the first low-cost airline company in Central and South China formally started operation. It has been learned that the code of this flight is AQ1029; aircraft serial number is B1715; it is a nonstop flight from Guangzhou to Zhanjiang, which lasts about 50 minutes. After arriving at Zhanjiang, the flight received warm welcome from relevant personnel in Zhanjiang, which represented the concern of Zhanjiang residents toward the low-cost flight of Jiuyuan Airlines. At 19:50, the flight returned to Guangzhou.

It has been learned that after starting operation, Jiuyuan Airlines will introduce a series of 9 yuan, 99 yuan, and 199 yuan low-price tickets. It is expected that its overall flight ticket prices will be 20%-30% lower than the average prices in the industry.

In the future, Jiuyuan Airlines will adopt Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport as its main operation base. The flight network will radiate from Guangzhou to the whole country, mid- to long- term flights will basically cover the five-hour flight circle departing from Guangzhou, including East Asia, Southeast Asia, Northeast Asia, South Asia, and even Australia. Jiuyuan Airlines low-cost flight operation mode will offer more flight options for easy travel, thus bringing direct benefit to common residents in this region.

The guests kicked off the maiden flight ceremony under the guidance of the captain.