Name: Jerry Chen
Airline Name: Yangtze Airlines
About yourself: Born and raised in Shanghai, fell in love with Boston.
About your Airline
Yangtze Airlines is a Chinese flag carrier based in Pudong District, Shanghai. It was founded in 1989 with backing from the Shanghai Municipal Government. It has hubs in Shanghai (PVG), Beijing (PKX), Guangzhou (CAN) and Chengdu (CTU). The logo of the airline, known as the “飞箭” or "The Flying Arrow" is based on the shape of the Yangtze River Delta, the busiest regions in China, and where the airline's headquarter, Shanghai, is located. It is currently China's largest non state-owned airline.
Airline HQ (Airport, City, County):
130 Boeing 737-700
170 Boeing 737-800
15 Boeing 737 MAX 8 (currently grounded, 35 further orders cancelled, converted to Boeing 777-300ER orders)
55 Boeing 737-900ER
30 Boeing 777-300ER (5 on order, converted from Boeing 737 MAX 8 orders)
17 Boeing 787-9 (8 on order, 5 converted from Boeing 737 MAX 8 orders)
5 Boeing 777F
15 Airbus A330-200
55 Airbus A330-300
Why do you want to be a part of Aloft Alliance?
Aloft seems like a very nice community, and I believe it can help my airline grow. I think it is extremely beneficial for me to be a part of Aloft.
Why should we accept you over other applicants?
I'm open to any changes, and I will do whatever I can to make my airline better. I'm also devoting all my time to this one brand.