The exterior painting of the first ARJ21-700 aircraft of Genghis Khan Airlines, the first regional airline in Inner Mongolia, was basically completed on September 3rd, 2018. The aircraft has entered the phase of ground functional test, and will carry out production flight test as planned.
Genghis Khan Airlines will become the second ARJ21 aircraft operator in China after Chengdu Airlines. The aircraft painted this time was ARJ21 AC116. ARJ21 aircraft had conducted route demonstration operation in Inner Mongolia for the first time from Match 20th to 30th this year.
Mdm Ai Lihua, Vice Chairperson of Inner Mongolia, said, at the press conference on Inner Mongolia transport development held on August 20th this year, that Genghis Khan Airlines had received CAAC’s recognition and approval of its preparations, and planned to start operation at the beginning of 2019.
It is reported that Genghis Khan Airlines will take Hohhot Baita International Airport as the principal operation base, and has planned to build a fleet of 25 aircraft in 5 years.