Sichuan Airlines has taken delivery of its first sharklet-equipped A321 aircraft, the first of the type to be operated in China. The A321, powered by IAE V2500 engines, has a two-class cabin configuration, which seats 194 passengers with eight in business class and 186 in economy. In 2009, the airline received the first A320 assembled at the Airbus Tianjin Final Assembly. The aircraft is part of a 2011 order for eight Airbus aircraft, comprising two A319s, four A320s and two ...

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