Air China (CA, Beijing Capital) has beefed up the fleet of its new Inner Mongolian joint-venture, Air China Inner Mongolia with the arrival of a first B737-800, B-2670 (msn 30514), on May 30.

China's WCARN aviation newswire says the twinjet will be used in developing routes from Hohhot to Beijing Capital, Chifeng, Changsha Huanghua, Haikou, Wuhan, and Xiamen. Additonal routes that will be developed including Beijing to Hohhot, Tongliao, Yibin Wuliangye and Jiamusi.