With a fleet of over 100 Narrowbody aircraft (a mix of A320 series aircraft and various 737 types), Shenzhen Airlines is the fourth largest domestic carrier with around 7% of seat capacity and flights.
The carrier operates a total of 137 domestic airport-pairs involving 58 Chinese airports, plus nine international routes. In 2010, the airline carried 16.5 million passengers, up 9% on the previous year.
On 6 July 2011, Shenzhen Airlines was formally accepted as a future member of Star Alliance. On 29 November 2012 the airline officially joined Star Alliance becoming the alliance's second member in China following the departure of Shanghai Airlines in 2010.