Shanghai-based Spring Airlines has taken delivery of the first sharklet-equipped Airbus A320. The A320, powered by CFM56 engines, features a single-class economy cabin, seating 180 passengers. The A320 operated its first commercial flight from Shanghai to domestic destinations Sept. 27. The aircraft is part of an order of 30 A320s placed in May 2008 and is part of the carrier’s plans to expand its fleet to 100 aircraft by 2015.

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