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Shandong Airlines

Written by Apple Updated Jan. 17, 2021

Shandong Airlines, owned by Air China, mainly operates domestic routes to east China destinations, such as Qingdao, Yantai, Nanjing and Xiamen, and international routes to South Korea and Japan.

Quick Facts

  • English Name: Shandong Airlines
  • Chinese Name: 山东航空公司
  • IATA Code: SC
  • ICAO Code: CDG
  • Callsign: SHANDONG
  • Parent Company: Air China
  • Headquarters: Jinan, Shandong Province
  • Main Hubs: Jinan Yaoqiang International Airport
  • Focus Cities: Qingdao Liuting International Airport and Yantai Laishan International Airport.
  • Frequent Flyer Program: Phoenix Miles
  • Official Website:


China Shandong AirlinesAccompanied by the vigorous development of China Civil Aviation Shandong Airlines - a new star of aviation, becomes the'Latest-beginning, highest-starlingpoint, and fastest-developing'airline in our country, which is constructed in the shortest time.

On the 2nd, March 1994, Shandong Airline was approved to reconstructed through China Civil Aviation Burear, Shandong Provincial Party Committee and provincial government.On 7th May, Provincial Party Committee and government appointed the new leader group, in Novermber SDA begun to operate.

SDA was invested by twelve shareholders which were appointed by Shandong provincial government, including Shandong Economy Development Investment Corporation, Shandong Provincial Project Committee, Jinan, Qingdao, Yantai and

Jining Investment Corporations, Shengli Oil Corporation, Qilu Petro-chemical Corporation, Jinan Steel Group, Laiwu Steel General Factory, Yanzhou Mining Bureau and Jinan high-tech Industry development Zone state-capital operation Co.,Ltd.. Its genearal headquarters is at JinanYaoqiangInternationalAirport and the air base are at Jinan Yaoqiang and QingdaoLiutingInternationalAirport.

SDA has three branches: Qingdao Helicopter Co., Sanlian Helicopter Co. And SDA Jining Co..SDA establishes unique and economically-efficient managing system and adopts general-president in charge under the lead of board of directors policy on the base of modern company system.

SDA owns a set of high-efficient orgnizations and a group of high-quality professional technicians.Its staff has 800 persons, 85% of them are above-college quality, 80% of them are under 35-year-old and one third of them have been professionally trained in foreign countries. Meanwhile, SDA also emploies dozens of domestic and foreign air experts as consultants.

SDA takes'first-class team, first-class safety, first-class service, first-class facilities, first-class management and first-class effectiveness' as its aim and permits'safety above all, normal flying and excellent service.It makes good use of Shandong's exceptional geography adventage and emancipate the mind, try to advance, base itself upon Shandong, face the whole country and fly to the world.

Main lines:At present,SDA owns seven B737-300 airplane, which are for main lines. The air routes from Jinan and Qingdao to Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Kunming, Zhenjing, Beihai, Haikou, Huangshang, XiAn, Wulumuqi, C-hangsha, Nanjing, Zhuhai, Hongzhou and Xiamen and other cities are 58 lines and have 200 flights every week.

Branches line:At present, SDA owns eight luxurious SAAB-340 branch planes and five CRJ-200 branch planes, which are for branch line air transport. The opening air routes from Jinan and Qingdao to antai, Dalian, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Jingzhou, Shuzhou, Hefei, Huangshan, XiAn, Shenyang and other cities are 54 lines, every week have 60 flights.

Meanwhile, SDA does special planes business: public affairs and commercial affairs and chartering plane business, which need booking 10 days in advance.Common use:SDA's five Qingdao and Sanlian Helicopter co. Afford common aviation business to society, including:extinguishing fire, touring, airphotoing, explording, goods posting, first-aid treating, advertising and flying sowing and so on.Others:SDA carries many kinds of business at the same time relying on air transport.On the base of doing well in air transport, SDA operates four-star class hotel(Crane Hotel), tour agency, industrial company, real estate development, advertisement and other business.Thus they affords more wide-ranging service.

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