China Southern Airlines To Buy 80 of Airbus A320 Series

One of the biggest Chinese carrier, China Southern Airlines to buy 80 of Airbus A320 series. Fifty among them are Airbus A320NEO, the re-engine of existing Airbus A320 series.

The deal is worth to US$ 8 billion at the list price. The payment will be done by financial agreement with banking authority and half will be cash money.

China Southern Airlines Embraer ERJ-145

China Southern Airlines Embraer ERJ-145

First livery of aircraft is expected in 2016, or 20 aircraft per year. So, final livery is expected in 2020 though.

The spokesman of China Southern Airlines states this agreement is part of company strategy facing global competition. Currently, Chinese air transportation become vital part of worldwide aviation industry. China Southern Airlines wants to be the best region carrier, accommodating market demands.

China Southern Airlines owned six of Embraer ERJ-145 regional aircraft and keep increasing its fleet for higher capacity. Also, Chinese Southern Airlines said that the deal also covered for Embraer spare parts and engines.

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