[photopress:air_shandong_airlines.jpg,full,alignright]Shandong Airlines, partly owned by Air China, plans to take delivery of 22 Boeing aircraft between 2009 and 2013.
The carrier has gained government approval to take delivery of six B737-700/800 planes next year.
It also plans to sign a deal to take delivery of 16 additional B737-700/800 aircraft in 2012 and 2013.
Shandong Airlines is based in Jinan, Shandong and is a provincial carrier operating mainly domestic trunk routes and secondary schedules from Jinan, Qingdao and Yantai to major cities in China.
The airline was established in 12 March 1994 and started operations in September 1994. In September 1997 it jointly founded the Xinxing (New Star) Aviation Alliance along with five of China’s provincial airlines.
Source: Trading Markets