16-Oct-2012 11:38 AM

Sichuan Airlines notes achievements over the past decade, has 72 aircraft at the end of Sep-2012

Sichuan Airlines stated the carrier’s fleet has increased from 12 to 72 over the past decade from 2002 to 2012, while annual passenger numbers have increased from two million to more than 10 million and operating revenue has increased from CNY1000 million (USD156.3 million) to more than CNY10,000 million (USD1563 million). As reported by CAAC-News, the carrier celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2012. The carrier stated it operates a fleet of all-Airbus aircraft at the end of Sep-2012 including four A330s. Looking ahead, Sichuan Airlines plans to expand its fleet to more than 100 aircraft by 2015.