Shenzhen Airlines will be receiving their first Airbus A330-300 next week as part of a long-haul expansion plan from their base in Shenzhen. The aircraft to be delivered tomorrow is part of an order for six, transferred from parent airline Air China’s orderbook.

The aircraft is equipped with two Rolls-Royce 772B engines, and has the range to fly to destinations in Asia, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Oceania from its hub in Shenzhen.

The interior of Shenzhen Airlines’ Airbus A330-300. Photo Credits: Star Alliance via Twitter

Shenzhen’s Airbus A330-300s will fly once daily from Shenzhen to Beijing and Chengdu from September 26th until October 28th, according to Airlineroute. However, plans after that have not been announced.

The airline currently flies a fleet of 174 narrowbody Airbus and Boeing aircraft to destinations in nine countries. Shenzhen Airlines has been a member of Star Alliance since 2012.

Featured image by Clément Alloing.

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