February 15th: The route from Fuzhou to New York, the first direct intercontinental route from Fujian province to the USA, was launched.
February 15th: On the launch date of the route from Fuzhou to New York, Xiamen Airlines signed an agreement with the United Nations at its headquarters in New York and became the first airline company globally that cooperated with the organization in implementing sustainable development goals.
March 22nd: A cooperation agreement was signed with Wolfsburg Football Club in Germany. Xiamen Airlines became the first Chinese airline company to partner with a European football club.
April 28th: Guests from the Boeing Company arrived in Xiamen City and presented the "Boeing 737NG Fleet Global Reliability Award" to Xiamen Airlines.
June 14th: In Montreal, IATA presented the "IOSA Outstanding Achievements Award" to Xiamen Airlines, the first airline company globally to ever win the award.
June 18th: Xiamen Airlines and the Yao Foundation signed an official memorandum on strategic cooperation in Beijing, declaring the formation of a strategic partnership to jointly create Egret Dream, a new public welfare brand.
June 27th: The route from Xiamen to Los Angeles was launched and serves as faster access in the air to promote economic and trade cooperation as well as cultural exchanges between the two countries.
September 3rd: In his keynote speech delivered at the opening ceremony of the BRICS Business Forum, President Xi Jinping praised Xiamen Airlines as "a company that is performing very well" when making a brief introduction to the city of Xiamen.
December 11th: The route from Xiamen to Los Angeles via Qingdao, the company's ninth intercontinental route, was launched. It is also the first direct flight from the city of Qingdao to Los Angeles.
December 16th: The route from Xiamen to Melbourne via Hangzhou, the company's 10th intercontinental route, was launched. It is also the first direct route from Hangzhou to Melbourne.