Spring Airlines, low cost Shanghai-based airline,
has taken delivery of a new A320 at Airbus (Tianjin) Delivery
Centre on lease from ICBC Financial Leasing, a leasing company
owned by the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.
received aircraft brings the carrier’s total Airbus A320 fleet to
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. “The low cost mode that we initiated in China 10
years ago has proved to be successful and it is becoming more and
more popular today. The Airbus A320 plays a key role in the
successful development of low cost operations in China with its
high reliability, unrivaled economics and comfort in its class.”
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
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