Longhao Airlines (Air Central)
IATA ICAO Callsign
GI LHA Air Canton/木棉
FoundedAugust 2015
HubsZhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport
Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Focus citiesZhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport
Fleet size12
Parent companyHenan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Group
Key peopleJiguang Zhao

Longhao Airlines (Air Central) (IATA: GI, ICAO: LHA) is a cargo airline. It was formerly known as China Central Longhao Airlines (China Central Longhao Airlines was formerly known as Guangdong Longhao Airlines), established in August 2015 with registered capital of 400 million yuan. It was acquired by Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Group in June 2019.


In August 2015, Guangdong Longhao Aviation Co., Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary, was registered with a registered capital of RMB400 million. Company to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport as the main operating base.

On June 8, 2016, CAAC formally approved the preparation for the establishment of Guangdong Longhao Aviation Co., Ltd.

In November 2016, the company obtained a business license.

In December 2016, the company's first Boeing 737-300F aircraft completed modification and successful flight test.

In February 2017, the company successfully passed the certification demonstration of on-site certification.

March 2017, CCAR121 awarded the Ministry of operation certificate.

On March 29, 2017, Long Hao Airlines successfully achieved the maiden voyage between Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Nantong Xing Dong International Airport.

As of October 2017, 9 freight routes have been opened.

In June 2019, Henan Civil Aviation Development & Investment Group acquired Guangdong Longhao Airlines and changed its name to China Central Longhao Airlines

The company was later renamed Air Central


Future destination
Terminated destination
Destination Country Airport
Guangzhou China Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Hangzhou China Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport
Linyi China Linyi Airport
Nanjing China Nanjing Lukou International Airport
Nantong China Nantong Xingdong Airport
Quanzhou China Quanzhou Jinjiang Airport
Shenzhen China Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Suzhou/Wuxi China Sunan Shuofang International Airport
Xi'an China Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
Zhengzhou China Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport


Boeing 737-800BCF of China Central Longhao Airlines

As of May 2021 the China Central Longhao Airlines fleet consisted of:[1][2]

Aircraft In Service Orders Notes
Boeing 737-300F 5
Boeing 737-400F 1
Boeing 737-800F 5
Boeing 747-400F 1
Comac ARJ21-700F 50 [3]
Total 12 50

Main business and future planning

The company initially set up Boeing B737 series models of air passenger and cargo fleet, operating domestic and international air passenger and cargo operations, including international and domestic (including Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan) air cargo shipping business: aircraft maintenance, aircraft supply, the airport waiting Airport management services, air transport goods packaging services, handling handling, road transport of goods agents, international freight forwarders, cargo inspection agency services.

Currently, Long Hao Airways has purchased three Boeing 737-300F aircraft. In the future, the Company will make full use of the advantageous resources of the Guangzhou International Hub Airport and gradually expand the fleet size. It is estimated that the number of aircraft fleet will increase by 5 each year and reach about 50 by 2020, And built an air transport network system based in Guangzhou and taking B777 / A350 series aircraft as its carrying capacity to radiate Southeast Asia and even the world.


  1. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World: 11. October 2019.
  2. ^ "China Central Longhao Airlines Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. Retrieved 12 April 2023.
  3. ^ 网易 (4 October 2022). "ARJ21货机首飞,配备大侧舱门,C919也应尽早发展客改货". www.163.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2022. Retrieved 8 May 2023.