Spring airlines

History of Spring Airlines

Spring Airlines is a Chinese low-cost carrier that was founded on May 26, 2004, with its headquarters located in Shanghai, China. Its first flight commenced on July 18, 2005, between Shanghai and Yantai. It is the first budget airline in China to serve an international market when it was granted to establish overseas routes in 2009. Its first international service flew from Shanghai to Japan’s Ibaraki Airport in 2010. The airline is also the first Chinese airline to operate a subsidiary in Japan.

Spring Airlines has hubs located in Shanghai Pudong International Airport and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport.

Spring Airlines Fleet

Spring Airlines has a fleet size of 87 aircraft that are all Airbus A320 type. It has an average fleet age of 5.1 years.

Spring Airlines Interesting Facts

Spring Airlines doesn’t have a TravelSky booking system or travel agents to sell its tickets, instead, it sells tickets through its ch.com website and direct mobile sales to keep their operating costs low. The airline does not also offer complimentary onboard meals and water in its flights. Meals and beverages, however, are available for onboard purchases.

Spring Airlines has a subsidiary airline in Japan which is Spring Airlines Japan. It was established in 2011, with 33% of the stake owned by Spring Airlines and other remainder owned by various investors in Japan.

Spring Airlines Flight Status: Arrival and Departure

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Spring Airlines Destinations

Spring Airlines operates to over 130 domestic routes and 80 international and regional routes in Asia from its hubs in Shanghai and other bases. Its international destination includes Phnom Penh and Siem Reap in Cambodia; Denpasar in Indonesia; Ibaraki, Nagoya, Osaka, Saga, Sapporo, Takamatsu, and Tokyo in Japan; Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Yangon, Myanmar; Singapore; Jeju, South Korea; Kaohsiung and Taipei in Taiwan; Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Surat Thani and Phuket in Thailand; and Nha Trang, Vietnam. Its domestic and regional destinations in China include Baishan, Beijing, Changchun, Changde, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Guilin, Guiyang, Hangzhou, Harbin, Hohhot, Hong Kong, Huaihua, Jieyang, Jinan, Kunming, Mianyang, Lanzhou, Macau, Nanjing, Nanning, Qianjiang, Quanzhou, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Tangshan, Tianjin, Urumqi, Xi’an, Xiamen, Xuzhou, Zhanjiang, Zhuhai, and Zunyi.

Spring Airlines hubs and focus cities