Tag: Sichuan Airlines

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport Opens To Flights
China’s Latest Mega-Airport is Now Open

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially started its operations. Its inaugural flight was operated by Sichuan Airlines, which took off at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, bound for Beijing. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, has become the third city to have two international airports, joining Shanghai and Beijing. Tianfu is the largest civil transport […]

Crew Injured After Sichuan Airlines A319 Cockpit Window Breaks Off

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Sichuan Airlines Airbus A319-100 was enroute west of Chengdu over mountaineous terrain, when the right hand windshield burst completely, the glass hitting and injuring the First Officer. The aircraft made an emergency landing in the southwest Chinese city of Chengdu. Luckily, none of the 119 passengers on board were hurt in the accident. However, the […]

CSAT to Provide Aircraft Maintenance for Sichuan Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft maintenance services, entered into an Agreement with a fourth Chinese air carrier, Sichuan Airlines. CSAT will provide line maintenance for aircraft servicing the new direct scheduled connection between Prague and Chengdu which launches its operations on 12 August 2016. CSAT has […]

15 A320s for Sichuan Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Chengdu-based Sichuan Airlines has placed an order of 15 Airbus A320 aircraft during a visit to Touluse. The order’s value is $1.46 billion at list prices. A delivery schedule and engine type have not been released.  Sichuan Airlines operates a fleet of 107 Airbus aircraft including 23 A319, 48 A320, 28 A321 and 8 A330. More than 240 […]