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Year Events                                                   
2006 "CR Airways Limited " was renamed as "Hong Kong Airlines Limited " in September
Introduced the first Boeing B737 passenger aircraft and launched passenger routes 
between Hong Kong and cities in the PRC

2010 Officially joined IATA
Operating fleet size reached 10 aircraft
Passenger Services
Introduced the first Airbus A330 passenger aircraft, being a wide body aircraft which better 
caters the increasing demand on popular routes
Launched new passenger routes between Hong Kong and (i) Beijing
(ii) Shanghai and (iii) Bangkok
Cargo freighter services
Introduced the first airbus A330F cargo freighter to better cater for our expanding
cargo carrier operation
Launched the first full cargo route from Hong Kong to Hangzhou
 
2011 First time awarded 4-star rating by Skytrax
Launched new passenger routes between Hong Kong and(i) Okinawa and (ii) Denpasar(Bali)
Passenger traffic exceeded one million, serving 19 destinations

2012 Operating fleet size reached 20 aircraft 
Launched new passenger route between Hong Kong and Taipei
Passenger traffic exceeded 2.5 million , serving 25 destinations
Introduced the first Airbus A320 passenger aircraft

2013 All Boeing aircraft  were replaced by homogenous Airbus fleet 
Launched new passenger route between Hong Kong and Maldives
Aired our title-sponsored TV series "Triumph in the Skies II"
Passenger traffic exceeded four million 

2014 Launched new passenger routes between Hong Kong and (i) Ho Chi Minh , (ii) Tianjin and(iii) Kagoshima;

2015
Increased to four flights to Beijing and five flights to Shanghai daily

Launched Miyazaki, Yancheng, Nanchang route
Increased flight frequencies for Bankok, Kagoshima & Nanjing
Awarded HKIA Airport Safety Recognition Scheme Awards

2016
Increased to four flights to Beijing and five flights to Shanghai daily

Launched Gold Coast & Cairns , Phnom Penh , Okayama, Tokyo, Osaka, Saipan, Kuching, Yonago, Auckland and Seoul routes Enhance frequency of Bangkok and Beijing flights