Shenzhen Airlines

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Shenzhen Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines logo.svg
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded November 1992
Commenced operations 17 September 1993; 22 years ago (1993-09-17)
Operating bases
Focus cities Beijing Capital International Airport
Frequent-flyer program PhoenixMiles
Airport lounge King Lounge
Alliance Star Alliance
Fleet size 164
Destinations 74
Company slogan '感觉轻松,体贴随时与深圳航空' (Simplified Chinese) '感覺輕鬆,體貼隨時與深圳航空' (Traditional Chinese) 'Feel easy and considerate at anytime with Shenzhen Airlines' (English)
Parent company Air China (51%)
Headquarters Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Bao'an, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
Key people Li Kun (President)
Shenzhen Airlines Co., Ltd
Traditional Chinese 深圳航空有限責任公司
Simplified Chinese 深圳航空有限责任公司
Corporate headquarters at Bao'an Airport

Shenzhen Airlines (Chinese: 深圳航空; pinyin: Shēnzhèn Hángkōng) is a domestic and international airline headquartered in Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport in Bao'an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China.[1][2]

With a fleet of over 100 narrowbody aircraft (a mix of Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737 Next Generation types), Shenzhen Airlines is the fourth largest domestic carrier in the Chinese market with around 7% of seat capacity and flights.[3]

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.[3]

On 6 July 2011, Shenzhen Airlines was formally accepted as a future member of Star Alliance.[4] 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.[5]

Corporate affairs[edit]

At one time the airline had its headquarters in the Lintian Building at Shenzhen Airport.[6][7]


Codeshare agreements[edit]

Shenzhen Airlines has the following codeshare agreements (as of January 2015):[8]


Shenzhen Airlines Boeing 737-800
Shenzhen Airlines Boeing 737 with old livery
Shenzhen Airlines Airbus A319

As of September 2015, the Shenzhen Airlines fleet consists of the following aircraft:[11]

Shenzhen Airlines Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders Passengers Notes
F J Y Total
Airbus A319-100 5 8 120 128
Airbus A320-200 70 8 150 158
Boeing 737–700 4 8 114 122
120 128
126 134
Boeing 737–800 80 12 141 153
144 156
8 156 164
160 168
Boeing 737–900 5 8 159 167
Total 164


  • Shenzhen Airlines Flight 9648 was on final to Guangzhou Airport when a passenger set 2 seats and the forward door on fire. Other passengers were able to extinguish the fire and save the aircraft. An emergency evacuation was carried out at Guangzhou, injuring 2 passengers slightly. The airline and 2 passengers were rewarded for saving the 102 lives on board.[12]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "聯系方式." Shenzhen Airlines. Retrieved on 30 December 2011. "公司地址:深圳寶安國際機場深圳航空有限責任公司(518128)"
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Shenzhen Airlines. Retrieved on 30 December 2011. "Company Address: Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Shenzhen Airlines (518128)"
  3. ^ a b "Shenzhen Airlines is China’s fourth biggest domestic airline". Retrieved 22 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Shenzhen Airlines accepted as future Star Alliance member carrier". Star Alliance. 6 July 2011. Retrieved 6 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "SHENZHEN AIRLINES JOINS STAR ALLIANCE". Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 4–10 April 2000. "Wuhan Airlines" p. 102. "Lintian Building. Lingxiao Garden, Shenzhen Airport, Shenzhen, Guangdong, 518218, China"
  7. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. 26 March-1 April 2002. p. 78. "Lintian Building, Lingxiao Garden, Shenzhen Airport, Shenzhen, 518128, China"
  8. ^ "航空伙伴". Retrieved 14 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Dragonair adds Jinjiang to China network through new code-share with Shenzhen Airlines". 
  10. ^ "SIA, SilkAir And Shenzhen Airlines Sign Codeshare Agreement". Singapore Airlines. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  11. ^ "Shenzhen Airlines Fleet Details and History". 26 June 2015. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  12. ^ "The Aviation Herald". Retrieved 14 August 2015. 

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