AerDragon: Two A320s for Beibu Gulf

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This week, AerDragon delivered two Airbus A320s to Chinese carrier Beibu Gulf Airlines as part of their recovery program.

This article will go through the details surrounding AerDragon’s delivery of the two Airbus A320s to Beibu Gulf Airlines and their ongoing recovery plan.

AerDragon – Two A320s to Beibu Gulf Airlines


Beibu Gulf Airlines, also known as GX Airlines is a Chinese carrier that began operations back in 2015. The carrier forms part of the large HNA Aviation Group and is based out of Nanning Wuxu International Airport (NNG).

This week the carrier received two additional Airbus A320s from AerDragon, its first aircraft additions to its fleet since 2020.

Both aircraft form part of the recovery plan for GX Airlines as they begin to help with the recovery of the Chinese aviation sector in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

GX Airlines already operates a fleet of 11 Airbus A320s, with four of those being Airbus A320neos, as well as 17 Embraer E190s. Adding these two Airbus A320s will bring their total fleet count at present to 30 aircraft.

Executive Comments


Commenting on their latest aircraft delivery, AerDragon’s Chief Executive Officer, Gang Li, has said, “We are pleased to welcome Beibu Gulf Airlines to AerDragon’s growing list of customers. The teams of AerDragon and Beibu Gulf Airlines enjoyed working together for the successful delivery.”

“As the Chinese aviation market recovers strongly, we look forward to supporting the growth of and building a long-lasting partnership with Beibu Gulf Airlines and HNA Aviation Group.”

Adding to Gang Li’s comments, Beibu Gulf Airlines’ Chairman, Rongkui Li, also says, “The two aircraft delivered by AerDragon to Beibu Gulf Airlines are the first two aircraft introduced by our company since 2020.”

“With the rapid recovery of civil aviation passenger flow, Beibu Gulf Airlines is comprehensively accelerating the introduction of aircraft to help China’s civil aviation market recover steadily. We are delighted to establish a relationship with AerDragon and look forward to more future cooperation.”

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