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AVIAREPS to represent Xiamen Airlines in India

October 13, 2014 Appointments No Comments Email Email

Xiamen Airlines,  a prize-winning airline based in Xiamen, a coastal city located in the southeast of China, has appointed AVIAREPS as its General Sales and Service Agent (GSSA) in India.

The AVIAREPS India office headquartered in Mumbai will act as its extended office and be responsible for maximizing exposure, penetrating new markets and promoting Xiamen Airlines as a favorable airline for Indian travelers.

Xiamen Airlines currently has three major hubs in China, i.e. Xiamen, Fuzhou and Hangzhou. In addition Xiamen Airlines  also has hubs in, Tianjin, Changsha and Beijing. The airline presently has 56 destinations with 457 daily flights. It operates 218 domestic routes in China and 26 international routes (Including Hong Kong, Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Seoul ,Macau, and Taiwan). Xiamen Airlines is the only major Chinese carrier with an all Boeing fleet of 109 aircrafts including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Xiamen Airlines is the only Chinese civil airline that has maintained profitability for 27 consecutive years and has been a ‘SkyTeam Alliance’ member since 2012.

Commenting on this alliance Joseph Fernandes, General Manager AVIAREPS India, said “We are exhilarated to be representing one of Chinas top notch airlines and a SkyTeam Alliance member airline. India is currently witnessing a massive boost in both business and leisure traffic to China. Given the agent friendly policies of the airline and the fantastic award winning services, Fleet, and strong network level of service that Xiamen Airlines offers we expect a very positive response for Xiamen Airlines from the Indian market”

Speaking on the occasion Mr. Hu Bin, General Manager  of Passenger Marketing and Sales Committee, Xiamen Airlines, said “We are looking forward to foray into this new and emerging market with extensive outbound travel potential. For Xiamen Airlines, this is a strategic, long-term investment. By collaborating with AVIAREPS India, a professional airline GSSA with extensive knowledge of the Indian market and the aviation industry, we are sure to reach our goals” 

Xiamen Airlines concluded the year of 2013 with a passenger number of 18.57 Million, and a profit of 1520 million CNY (about 245 million US dollars or 15.2 million British Pounds). It is the 27th consecutive year of profit for Xiamen Airlines since 1988. With the long consecutive profit record and high profit rate, the airline was regarded as one of the most profitable airlines in the world.

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