Central Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded2019 (as Homeland Airlines)
Commenced operations2020
Operating basesZhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport
Fleet size10[1]

China Central Airlines, also known as Zhongzhou Airlines, is a Chinese cargo airline based at Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport.


Central Airlines was originally founded as Homeland Airlines. It was established in 2019. It received its Air Operator's Certificate in April 2020 and started operations the next month. It operates both domestic and international flights with a fleet of three Boeing 737 Freighters. Only one of Central's aircraft is active as of 2020.[2][3][4]

Central Airlines was first approved to operate Zhengzhou-Wuxi-Quanzhou/Shenzhen/Haikou flights in 2020. It has expressed interest in operating to Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan as well.[5][6]


Central Airlines Boeing 737-300F

Central Airline’s fleet consists of the following aircraft:[1]

Central Airlines fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Notes
Boeing 737-300SF 5
Boeing 737-800BCF 4
Boeing 777F 1 Operated for YunExpress
Total 10


  1. ^ a b "Central Airlines Fleet Details and History". Planespotters. Retrieved 27 December 2022.
  2. ^ Central Airlines - ch-aviation
  3. ^ "Central Airlines nears Chinese AOC".
  4. ^ "Central Airlines Fleet | Airfleets aviation".
  5. ^ "China Central Airlines Airline Profile | CAPA".
  6. ^ CHINA'S CENTRAL AIRLINES TARGETS RAPID FLEET GROWTH | Article - Thu 26 Nov 2020 08:11:52 PM UTC | airsoc.com