About Kunming Airlines
It was reported in November 2005 that Sichuan Airlines Group invested US $4 million to acquire a 40% stake in Kunming Airlines. As per the same, all pilots were appointed by Sichuan Airlines. The remaining share of the company was owned by Wang Qingmin and Wang Hui. They invested in the remaining 40% and 20% of the share respectively. The airlines started operating passenger and cargo services thereafter. The airline commenced operations on 15 February 2009 from Kunming to Changsha and Harbin.