It now has operational bases across the country, expanding domestic and international Âpassenger operations, a cargo joint venture with Lufthansa of Germany, a regional airline venture with Mesa of the USA and a business jet venture with investors from Hong Kong.
Most of the airline’s development has come only recently, under the watch of president and vice-chairman Li Kun, seen in our illustration.
Li joined late in 2005 following an ownership change that resulted in Shenzhen Airlines becoming the largest private carrier in the country.
Since then Shenzen’s growth has been phenomenal, and both its revenues and profits have soared.
The future envisions a more than doubling of the carrier’s fleet in the first phase from 33 aircraft when the expansion plan began at the start of 2006. Much, much more by clicking HERE.