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Air Macau is the airline company of Macau. It was established on 13 September 1994 and began commercial operations on 9 November 1995. Air Macau is a regional company based in Macau and in September 2004 had 773 staff.
Destinations include Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen, Taipei, Kaohsiung, Nanjing, Guilin, Haikou, Hong Kong, Kunming, Chengdu, Shenzhen, Manila, Bangkok and Seoul.
The Air Macau fleet consists of the following aircraft (at February 2005):
Since its inception, Air Macau has been playing a vital and significantly important role in the air transportation of passengers across the Taiwan Strait. Right now, the company depends over 70% of its business on this important market. Every week, the airline offers 72 round trip flights between Macau and Taipei and 28 round trip flights between Macau and Kaohsiung.
Air Macau's vital role in proving the cross-Strait air service is also reflected in its unique product it has been offering since its birth in late 1995. It is the only air carrier that can offer one plane service. When the passengers who travel between Taiwan and Beijing, Shanghai, Xiamen etc. in mainland. They just go through a very brief transfer procedure in the Macau International Airport with their hand luggage and stay about 30 minutes in the departure lobby there. Then they could take the flight again to the destination. At the same time, Air Macau could provide the services of getting PRC Entry Endorsement for the Taiwanese passengers on the flight.
Air Macau provides the convenient transportation services for the local citizens, and also contributes to the local economic development and the cultural exchange of cross-Strait.
- China, People's Republic of (Mainland)
- China, Republic of
- Korea, South
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