Shenzhen Airlines (CSZ)

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CSZ

   ICAO/IATA

CSZ / ZH

Country

China

Established

1993

Fleet size

168

Average age

9

Shenzhen Airlines was established in 1993 in China. Shenzhen Airlines operates 168 airplanes with average age of 9 years. The newest plane is built in 2017 and the oldest plane is built in 2000.

Shenzhen Airlines is a Chinese airline based in Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport (Bao'an District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China). The carrier has been a Star Alliance member since 2012, and is now one of two Chinese airlines which are part of the global airline network.

Shenzhen Airlines has a fleet of more than 100 narrowbody aircraft (a mix of Boeing 737 Next Generation types and Airbus A320 family), making it the 4th largest domestic carrier in China with about 7% of flights and seat capacity.

Shenzhen operates 137 domestic airport-pairs involving a total of 58 Chinese airports, as well as 9 international routes. In 2010, Shenzhen Airlines carried 16.5 million travelers, up 9% on 2009.

Shenzhen Airlines

In July 2015, Flight 9648 of Shenzhen Airlines was approaching Guangzhou Airport when a traveler set 2 seats and plane's forward door on fire. Other passengers extinguished the fire and saved the aircraft. Emergency evacuation at Guangzhou was carried out, slightly injuring 2 passengers. Shenzhen Airlines and two passengers were rewarded for saving 102 lives onboard.

On June 26, 2016 Flight ZH9041 of Shenzhen Airlines experienced "near crash" into Lantau Island's mountain, south of Hong Kong International Airport as the flight flew into no-fly-zone over the island at altitude that was lower than Lantau Peak. Shenzhen suspended a pilot over the accident.

Shenzhen Airlines Classes

  • First Class Aircraft: A319 features 8 seats with a Seat Pitch of 38 inches (96.5 cm); B737-800 features 8 seats with a Seat Pitch of 48 inches (122 cm).
  • Economy Class Aircraft: A319 features 120 seats with a Seat Pitch of 31 inches (78.7 cm); B737-800 features 160 seats with a Seat Pitch of 32 inches (81.3 cm).

Shenzhen Airlines travel classes

Baggage 

  • Carry-on (Hand) Baggage: First Class passengers are allowed 2 carry-on bags while Business Class and Economy Class passengers are allowed 1 carry-on bag. The carry-on should not be more than 20 cmx40 cmx55 cm and its weight should not exceed 5kg. Each baggage may not exceed 115 cm (length+width+height), and the baggage should easily fit into the space under the seat or the overhead bin.
  • Checked Baggage: Shenzhen Airlines free baggage allowance for domestic and international flights is: First Class 40kg, Business Class 30kg, Economy Class 20kg.

Boarding 

  • Shenzhen Airlines allows passengers to check-in online before their flight departs. Carrier's online check-in closes 90 minutes before the flight departure time. Travellers will need their flight information and travel documents to complete online check-in process and printer access to print the boarding pass.
  • Online check-in can be used even if passengers have bags to check, but upon arrival at the airport they must go to Shenzhen Airlines "baggage drop" counter. All baggage must be checked-in at the baggage drop counter at least 45 minutes before the flight departure time.
  • When passengers use Shenzhen Airlines online check-in, they may select/change their seat assignment.
  • Passengers should arrive at the security checkpoint no later than 45 minutes prior to their flight departure. Therefore, they should arrive at the airport at least 1 hour before their flight departure. Arrival time is 2 hours prior to departure at busy airports like Beijing, Chongqing, ChengduGuangzhou, HaikouHarbin, Kunming, Shanghai Hongqiao, Shanghai PudongShenyang, Shenzhen, Zhengzhou.
  • It is recommended that passengers arrive at the boarding gate at least 45 minutes before departure. Boarding closes 15 minutes before departure.

Shenzhen Airlines food and drinks

Food & Drinks

As a full service airline, Shenzhen Airlines offer passengers either a hot meal or light snack onboard, depending on the time of day, where they are flying, and in which cabin. Complimentary drinks are available throughout the flight. 

If passengers have any special dietary requirements, they can let the carrier know in advance (24 hours) of the departure time, and Shenzhen Airlines will do what they can to provide a suitable meal. Carrier's special meals include: 

  • Vegan Meal (VGML) free of animal/animal by-products.
  • Fruit Platter Meal (FPML) is fruit only. 
  • Seafood Meal (SFML).
  • Salad Meal includes fresh vegetables. 
  • Diabetic Meal (DBML) for passengers who are diabetic. It does not contain any sugar. 
  • Low Fat Meal (LFML) for passengers who need to reduce fat intake. 
  • Low Protein Meal (LPML) with little protein. 
  • Low Sodium Meal (LSML) without salt, for passengers with hypertension. 
  • Baby Meal (BBML) prepared for infants.  
  • High Fiber Meal (HFML) includes nuts, fruits, vegetable, high-fiber corn bread. 
  • Child Meal (CHML) prepared for children (2-12 years old). 
TailManufacturerModelAge / BuiltDelivered
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 6 / 2014 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-78S 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-77L 19 / 2001 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-7BX 19 / 2001 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-97L 15 / 2005 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-97L 15 / 2005 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-97L 15 / 2005 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-97L 15 / 2005 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-97L 15 / 2005 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8BK 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8BK 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86N (W) 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86N (W) 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86N (W) 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8AL (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86J (W) 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86J (W) 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86J (W) 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86J (W) 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-86J (W) 20 / 2000 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8AL (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8AL (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-8AL (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L 12 / 2008 2008-07-23
Boeing 737-87L 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L 12 / 2008 2008-09-10
Boeing 737-8AL (W) 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus A319-112 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A319-112 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A319-115X 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A319-115 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A319-115 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 14 / 2006 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 13 / 2007 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 12 / 2008 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 11 / 2009 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 10 / 2010 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 9 / 2011 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 8 / 2012 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Boeing 737-87L (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 (W) 3 / 2017 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 (W) 5 / 2015 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232(SL) 4 / 2016 2016-04-15
Airbus A320-232(SL) 4 / 2016 2016-07-11
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-232 (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-232 (W) 4 / 2016 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Airbus Tianjin CN (TSN) A320-214 7 / 2013 0000-00-00
Disclaimer for airline CSZ data
Shenzhen Airlines (CSZ) information and dates are derived from PlaneMapper database. The data is for informational purposes only and PlaneMapper is not responsible for the accuracy and reliability of airline Shenzhen Airlines data.