19 April 2012

Dalian's B-5639

Dalian Airlines [CCD "Xiangjian"] took delivery of B-5639 (c/n 40033, l/n 4004), a 737-89L, today. It's flying as CCD8998, and was originally allocated to Air China, who owns 80% of Dalian. It's their third 737-800, along with B-5196 and B-5553 (which were originally delivered to Air China. B-5639 is seen above taxiing to the Castle & Cooke Aviation ramp, and note that the AIr China logo is on the tail and winglets.

The airline, named after the city of Dalian, in Liaoning Province,  began operations in 2011, and is headquartered at the Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport [DLC/ZYTL].

A big mahalo to blog fan Rick for the photo!

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