Spring Airlines is China's first low-cost domestic airline. The airline is headquartered in Shanghai and currently flies to 5 domestic bases: Shanghai Hongqiao, Pudong, Shenyang, Shijizhuang, Shenzhen. The airline also flie to Japan Osaka, Thailand Bangkok, Nagoya, South Korea Jeju and other overseas locations.
In 2010, the airline opened up Shanghai Pudong – Ibraki as a gateway for passengers flying into the city with charter flights. This made China’s private airlines fly out of the country for the first time. Later in 2010, Spring Airlines opened up the Shanghai to Hong Kong route and by 2012, the airline opened routes to over 75 international and regional routes.
This Chinese airline has been awarded the ‘Safety Advanced Unit’ recognition award for the airline. Spring Airlines promotes cheap, environmentally friendly travel and devoid of all the unnecessary travel services in order for the passenger to travel in a comfortable manner.
Spring Airlines flies to many corners of China, as well as international destinations such as Cambodia, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia. In terms of network, it offers regular flights to eighty destinations around China as well as Thailand, Japan, Cambodia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Macau, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Malaysia. Here's a list of all destinations the airline flies to:
For domestic flights, the baggage allowance is one bag with maximum weight is 7kg. For international flights, carry-on baggage must not weigh more than 5kg.
Checked baggage allowances vary depending on ticket class. For international flights, Non-SpringPlus customers are permitted free carry-on and checked luggage with a combined weight of no more than 15kg. SpringPlus customers are permitted carry-on baggage and checked baggage with a combined weight of 25kg. For domestic flights, there is no check baggage allowance for P/R/X/U/E ticket classes. Y Class customers are permitted free carry-on baggage and checked baggage with a combined weight of 15kg. SpringPlus customers are permitted carry-on baggage and checked baggage with a combined weight of 25kg combined.
If you make a reservation with this airline on Alternative Airlines, you can still check-in online on the official Spring Airlines Website. Simply put in your flight details and check-in! Please be aware that online check-in is currently only available for domestic flights and that if you wish to do so online, you must check-in at least 24 hours before departure. Passengers who have completed online check-in may go straight through airport security at the airport.
Airport check-in can be completed by visiting the check-in desk at the airport of departure. Passengers checking-in at the airport for their flight should arrive at the check-in desk at least 60 minutes before their flights is scheduled to leave.
All of the airline's aircraft are configured with single-cabin Economy Class seating.
Extra legroom seating as well as additional baggage are available for pre-purchase online.
Please note that there are no free meals on the flight; for a small purchase fee, a variety of delicious dishes can be purchased.
Enjoy comfortable seating with padded headrests. There is no recline on short flights, but plenty of legroom.
The fleet consists of over 80 aircraft. Within the fleet, it is consists entirely of Airbus A320-200 aircraft (both loaned and owned). The company is also keen on regularly updating its fleet, with models such as the Airbus A320neo and Airbus A321neo currently on order.
Although the airline is not part of any formal alliance, Spring Airlines offers a frequent flyer program called Spring Pass. Allowing passengers to store their passenger details and save every time they fly.
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Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport Is the main domestic airport serving Shanghai, located near the town of Hongqiao in Changning District. It is known as the 6th busiest airport in mainland China. Spring Airline's Shanghai flights are their most popular.
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