China Xiamen Airlines

Airlines Code: MF

Established in 1984, Xiamen Airlines is the first airline in China to be run on a commercial basis. The company prides itself on pursuing innovation and high standards. Having a fleet of 87 Boeing aircraft including passenger airplanes B757-200, B737-800 and B737-700, its seating capacity is over 14,000. With an average aircraft age of less than 5 years, the airline owns one of the youngest aircraft fleets in the world. The headquarters are in Xiamen, and it has also established sizeable subsidiaries in Fuzhou and Hangzhou. Currently, it has air routes leaving from Wuyishan, Quanzhou, Tianjin, Changsha and Nanchang. Its main operations are domestic air routes, cargo transport and flights to neighboring countries in Asia. The latest report showed that the total passenger throughput was more than 15 million in 2011. It also has sidelines in aviation maintenance, hotels, tourism and international trade. The logo of Xiamen Airlines is an egret adorning the blue sky signifying that happiness and good luck will always accompany their passengers.

As standard the airline offers business class and economy class on all international and domestic air routes. Also, on some Boeing 757s, it provides first class passengers with seats which fully recline to a horizontal position – these are mainly available on air routes between Xiamen and Beijing, Xiamen and Guangzhou, and Fuzhou and Beijing.

Moreover, the company is proud of its hospitable service which aims to cater for the passengers’ every need. This includes services such as support for unaccompanied children, birthday parties for passengers, special care for older or disabled people and special holiday provision. Another feature of the airline is that they broadcast in Hokkien as well as in English and Mandarin, and offer congou - a grade of Chinese black tea produced in south Fujian on some flights.

International Services Operated by Xiamen Airlines


Country Short form City
The Republic of Korea Korea Seoul
Malaysia Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Singapore Singapore Singapore

Note: Xiamen Airlines operates scheduled flights to Hong Kong and Macau.

The airline also operated a charter flight from Guangzhou to Taipei for the Spring Festival of 2005. It ranks second in China after China Southern Airlines to offer Cross-Straits air services between mainland and Taiwan. From December 15th 2008, the airline company began to offer regular direct flights from Xiamen, Fuzhou, and Hangzhou to Taiwan. While in April, 2009, it started a new route between Shenyang and Taipei. It was the only direct charter flight leaving from the northeast China provinces, as well as the one with the longest flight course.

Customer Services

24-hour hotline: 95557 (Nationwide)
+86-592-2226666 (Overseas)
Complaints Tel: +86-592-5739009
Tel: +86-952-5739888
Fax: +86-592-5739777

- Last modified on May. 20, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on China Xiamen Airlines
Asked by Fadil from MALAYSIA | Apr. 11, 2017 01:30Reply
I'm Fadil.
I had made re-schedule my flight from 05 April 2017 to 13 April 2017.
Where can get my new schedule flight?
Answers (1)
Answered by TCG | Apr. 11, 2017 03:13

Thank you for your inquiry.
However, we cannot find your booking by using the information offered. For your inquiry, we suggest you to contact the airlines or your booking agent instead. Hope for your kind understanding.
Asked by COELGRIM | Jun. 27, 2016 02:13Reply
cabin luggage question
Hello Dear Xiamen Airlines.
I will travel to China using economy class of xiamen airlines. I will be bringing 2 piece of luggage to cabin. Those are backpack and laptop bag. Is it allowed?
Answers (1)
Answered by TCG | Jun. 27, 2016 19:39

Thank you for your inquiry.
However, we are TravelChinaGuide instead of airline company. The information on our website is for reference only. For Xiamen Airline, travelers usually allow to take 20kg luggage for free for domestic trips including one piece of carry-on luggage within 5kg. Hope for your kind understanding.
Asked by Anastasia from UKRAINE | May. 06, 2016 17:39Reply
Changing deatils
Hi. I'm not in Bali. Would like to change the date of my trip back Jakarta-Shanghai . The ticket is changeable. How can I do it, is here any office of ur airlines?
Thank you in advance
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Answered by Arim from UK | May. 07, 2016 22:09

You get wrong website. This is a booking agency, not airline company. You need to contact with your booking agency or airline for help.
Asked by Harald from NL | Apr. 28, 2016 06:00Reply
Which day(s) in the week, does China Xiamen Airlines fly AMS-BKK vv.?
Answers (2)
Answered by Rain | Apr. 29, 2016 04:51

For this international trip, you'd better choose other local airlines in the Netherlands or Thailand.
Answered by Harald from NL | Apr. 29, 2016 07:47

Very surprising answer from you as yesterday I saw your promotion on stating:
Xiamen Air vliegticket Amsterdam – Bangkok v.a. € 347,-
Apr 28, 2016 04:39 am
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