China’s first low-cost company in the sky, Spring Airlines, took delivery of its 50th Airbus A320 at the Tianjin Delivery Centre on 11 February 2015.
The aircraft is leased through ICBC Financial Leasing, a leasing company owned by the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. The aircraft is the 210th A320 Family aircraft assembled at the Airbus Tianjin Final Assembly Line. It is powered by CFM 56 engines and is configured in an efficient lay-out with 180 economy class seats. Based in Shanghai, Spring Airlines has been an Airbus operator since July 2005.
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.
Featured image: The 50th A320 of Spring Airlines is worth a jump of joy (Image © Airbus)