Tianjin

Home base of OK Airways and Tianjin Airline’s

 

Tianjin, formerly known in English as Tientsin, is a metropolis in northern coastal Mainland China and one of the five national central cities of China, with a total municipal population of 15,469,500. It is governed as one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of the PRC and is thus under direct administration of the central government. Tianjin borders Hebei Province and Beijing Municipality, bounded to the east by the Bohai Gulf portion of the Yellow Sea. Part of the Bohai Economic Rim, it is the largest coastal city in northern China. Nowadays Tianjin is a dual-core city, with its main urban area (including the old city) located along the Hai River, which connects to the Yellow and Yangtze Rivers via the Grand Canal; and Binhai, a New Area urban core located east of the old city, on the coast of Bohai Sea. It is a base of China’s advanced industry, financial reform, and innovation.

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Nanning

home base of Beibu Gulf (GX) Airlines

 

Nanning (Chinese: 南宁;pinyin: Nánníng) is the capital of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in southern China and is the political, economic and cultural center of the region, covering a population of 7.4 million (among which the majority is people of Zhuang ethic group) by the end of 2015. Bordering Vietnam, the city is neighbor to Guangzhou, close to Hong Kong and Macau, and faces Southeast Asia. This advantageous location makes the city a commercial and communication center, opening China to Southeast Asia and the city is selected as the permanent site for China-Asean Expo and China-Asean Business and Investment Summit.

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Haikou

Home base of Hainan (HNA) Airlines

Haikou is a tropical coastal city, situated on the northern coast of Hainan, by the mouth of the Nandu River. The northern part of the city is Haidian Island, which is separated from the main part of Haikou by the Haidian River, a branch of the Nandu. Haikou was originally a port city. Today, it’s the capital of Hainan province and the most populous city in the province. The city covers 2,280 square kilometers and is home to around 2 million inhabitants.

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Guilin

Home base of Air Guilin

Guilin, formerly romanized as Kweilin, is a prefecture-level city in the northeast of China’s Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. It is situated on the west bank of the Li River and borders Hunan to the north, being home to 4.98 million people. Its name means “Forest of Sweet Osmanthus”, owing to the large number of fragrant sweet osmanthus trees located in the city. The city is one of China’s most popular tourist destinations and has long been renowned for its scenery of karst topography which is listed as World Nature Heritage by UNESCO.

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Fuzhou

Home base of  Fuzhou Airlines

Fuzhou, formerly Romanized as Foochow, is an old port city, Marco Polo visited it. In the 19th century, it exported more tea than any other Chinese port. Today, it is the capital and one of the largest cities in Fujian province, China. Fuzhou locates in southeast coast of China and is divided from Taiwan Island by Taiwan Strait. Its population was 7.15 million inhabitants, of which urban represents 61.95% while rural population consisting 38.08%. Fuzhou is one of the 14 open costal port cities. The city is also the famous overseas Chinese hometown in China. There are as many as 3 million overseas Chinese originally from Fuzhou, distributing in 102 countries and regions of five continents. Besides Mandarin, Fuzhou region has its own language, called Fuzhou Hua (Fuzhou speech) or Mindong (Eastern Min, where “min” is another name for Fujian).

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Guangzhou

Home base of  Air Guilin

Guangzhou, traditionally romanised as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong in southern China. Located on the Pearl River about 120 km north-northwest of Hong Kong and 145 km (90 mi) north of Macau, Guangzhou was a major terminus of the maritime Silk Road[8] and continues to serve as a major port and transportation hub. In 2015 the city’s administrative area was estimated to have a population of 13,501,100, making it the third largest city in China after Shanghai and Beijing.

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Kunming

Home base of Lucky Airlines

 

Kunming is the capital and largest city of Yunnan province in southwest China. Today it is a prefecture-level city and the political, economic, communications and cultural centre of the province as well as the seat of the provincial government. Kunming has as of 2017 a population of 6.677 millon and is located at the northern edge of the large Lake Dian, surrounded by temples and lake-and-limestone hill landscapes. Kunming consists of an old, previously walled city, a modern commercial district, residential and university areas. Positioned near the border with Southeastern Asian countries, serving as a transportation hub in Southwest China, linking by rail to Vietnam and by road to Burma and Laos. This positioning also makes it an important trade center in this region of the nation. It also houses some manufacturing, chiefly copper, though some other chemicals, machinery, textiles, paper and cement take key.

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Nanchang

Home base of Jiangxi Airlines

Nanchang is the capital of Jiangxi Province in southeastern China. As of 2010[update], a population of 5.374 million live in the prefecture. The city is made up of all six urban districts and three counties. Located in the north-central part of the province, it is bounded on the west by the Jiuling Mountains, and on the east by Poyang Lake. Because of its strategic location connecting the prosperous East and South China, it has become a major railway hub in Southern China in recent decades. Nanchang is a regional hub for agricultural production in Jiangxi province. Products such as rice and oranges are economic staples.  Many of the city’s industry revolves around aircraft manufacturing, automobile manufacturing, metallurgy, electro-mechanics, textile, chemical engineering, traditional Chinese medicine, pharmaceuticals and others. Nanchang is also one of the earliest Chinese avition industry centers.

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