Fuzhou Airline (FA) plans to introduce its fourth Boeing airplane this week, with a new air route linking Fuzhou to Guilin to open as well, the airline said on Wednesday, March 25.
The new Boeing 737-800, a short-to-medium-range narrowbody airliner with a capacity of maximum 189 passengers, will be delivered on Friday. It is currently being painted.
The airline also announced that it will add Guilin city to the list of destinations in addition to the cities of Xi'an, Kunming, Haikou, Chongqing, Taiyuan, Shanghai, Heifei and Tianjin.
A new wave of ticket promotion is being campaigned on the airline's website, with limited tickets as low as 66 yuan ($11).
As of March 24, Fuzhou Airline, the first airline based in Fuzhou, has flown 258,000 passengers since its inauguration on Oct 30 last year, with a load factor of 81 percent, 3 percentage points higher than the industry average.