Airline branch marks its 35th year of safety
The smooth landing of the flight CZ6202 in Harbin on Oct 12 signified that the Heilongjiang Branch of China Southern Airlines has maintained a flawless safety record for 35 years.
In the last three- and- a- half decades, the branch has been responsible for more than 700,000 hours of safe flights without a single air accident.
In 2013, it achieved 60,000 hours of flight safety.
According to the branch company, safety is the key to its development.
For several decades, successive generations of management have insisted on prioritizing safety management to ensure its steady and sustainable growth, according to the company.
The company has also played an important role in boosting local economic growth and facilitating trade and people- to- people exchanges between China and countries in the Northeast Asia region.
At present, the Heilongjiang branch has two operating bases in Harbin and Daqing, with a fleet consisting of 13 A320s, five A319s and one A321.
It has flights to 50 Chinese cities and regions including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as a dozen international cities such as Khabarovsk and Vladivostok of Russia, Niigata and Osaka of Japan, Seoul of South Korea and Bangkok of Thailand.
In 2013, the company has transported 30,000 tons of cargo and 2.5 million passengers.