Air Macau is an airline based in China's Macao Special Administrative Region and hub on the local Macau International Airport.
The airline was founded on 13 September 1994 and took off on 9 November 1995 with a flight from Macau to Beijing and Shanghai. In 2005, the airline employed 766 employees. Air Macau is owned by CNAC ( 51%), TAP Portugal ( 20%), the local tourism company STDM (14% ), Eva Air ( 5%), the Government of Macau ( 5%), Air China (5%) and different investors ( 5%).
Air Macau operating to destinations in Taiwan, mainland China and Southeast Asia. More than 70% of revenues, Air Macau with the passenger - transport via the Formosastraße. Weekly she flies 72 lines flights between Macau and Taipei and 28 between Macau and Kaohsiung. The company offers direct flights from Taiwan to China with a stop in Macau on. Passengers from Taiwan and destination in the People's Republic of China have to go through the stop in Macau, a special handling procedure and move their hand luggage for 30 minutes in a room at the airport. Only then can they return to their aircraft again.
As of June 2013 the fleet of Air Macau consists of 14 aircraft:
- 5 Airbus A319 -100
- 2 Airbus A320 -200
- 2 Airbus A321 -100
- 5 Airbus A321 -200 ( 1 leased to Air China )