China’s first low cost carrier, Spring Airlines, expands fleet to fifty Airbus A320’s. Based in Shanghai, Spring Airlines has been operating Airbus aircraft since July 2005.
The aircraft, the 210th A320 Family aircraft assembled at the Airbus Tianjin Final Assembly Line, is powered by CFM 56 engines and is configured with 180 economy class seats.
“We are pleased to expand our all Airbus A320 fleet to 50 as we are going to celebrate our 10th anniversary in July this year. From the first to the 50th, our partnership with Airbus has lasted for 10 years. Airbus is our closest partner,” said Wang Zhenghua, Chairman of Spring Airlines.
Derived from Spring Tourism Company, Spring Airlines took its maiden flight in 2005 as one of the first private enterprises entering into the airlines business and first positioning itself as a low cost carrier. The slogan of Spring is ‘to make flying affordable for everyone.”