Chengdu-based Sichuan Airlines has ordered 15 Airbus A320 aircraft, valued at CNY9.6 billion ($1.46 billion) at list prices, to meet the fast-growing Chinese market demand. A delivery schedule has not been released. Sichuan Airlines operates a fleet of 108 Airbus aircraft on more than 240 domestic and international routes. It plans to expand its fleet to more than 180 aircraft by 2020.

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