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Hongtu Airlines has now rebranded as Air Travel

Hongtu Airlines has now rebranded as Air Travel. Use our search form to search for flights on Air Travel or visit our Air Travel page.


Hongtu Airlines (Chinese: 云南红土航空股份公司) was the previous name for Air Travel, a Chinese airline headquartered in Kunming Changsui International Airport in Yunnan Province.

Hongtu Airlines began operating in May 2016 and the name Hongtu translates to red soil and the red colour of the logo represents the red earth based in Dongchuan District. Hongtu Airlines fly to the following domestic destinations: Nanchang, Hefei, Zhengzhou, Changchun, Linyi, Shenyang, Taiyuan and Kunming. In 2018, Hongtu Airlines was rebranded as Air Travel although its name remains the same in Chinese.

Baggage Policy

Hongtu Airlines has different baggage policies for carry-on and checked baggage.

Carry-on Baggage

Carry-on baggage must fit in the overhead lockers and under the seat in front of you.

No prohibited items are allowed to be packed inside your carry-on baggage including liquids over 100ml. If passengers were to travel with any fluid, it must be within 100ml and packed within a plastic bag for airport security check.

Checked Baggage

Checked baggage cannot weigh over 32kg due to international health and safety regulations and it must not exceed the permitted size allowance.


Hongtu Airlines has check in policies for online and airport check in.

Online Check-In

Hongtu Airlines passengers could check in online before the flight departure through the airline's website or mobile app.

Airport Check-In

Hongtu Airlines passengers we advised to arrive at the airport at least 3 hours prior to the flight departure time.

Frequent Flyer Program

Hongtu Airlines didn't have a frequent flyer program.

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The Hongtu Airlines fleet consisted of a mix of Airbus aircraft. The airline has between 5—10 aircraft either in its fleet or currently on order. The different models that Hongtu Airlines use to operate its flights include the A320-200, A321-200 and A320neo.

Hub Airport

Kunming Changshui International Airport

Hongtu Airlines was based in Kunming Changshui International Airport is located in Kunming, the capital of the Yunnan province, China. The airport is based in a mountainous area, 2,100 metres above sea level. The airport is known as a gateway to Southeast and South Asia.The airport has two runways and is recognized as one of the 50th busiest airports in the world due to passenger traffic, as it handles over 37 million passengers annually.

Kunming Changshui International Airport is also the hub airport for Ruili Airlines and Kunming Airlines.

Frequently asked questions

Where did Hongtu Airlines fly to?

Hongtu Airlines operated a number of domestic flights within China including Wenzhou, Cangyuan, and many more.

Can I buy Hongtu Airlines flights?

Hongtu Airlines has now rebranded as Air Travel. To begin your search for Air Travel flights, simply scroll to the top of the page and fill in the search form. You'll then be able to narrow down your search by using the 'Airlines' filter to only show flights operated by Air Travel.