9 Air (AQ, Guangzhou) has leased a pair of B737-800s from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS). The aircraft - B-6990 (msn 41259) and B-6989 (msn 38041) - were formerly in service with India's SpiceJet (SG, Delhi Int'l).

A further two of the type - msn 41260 and 41261 - are currently undergoing pre-delivery maintenance checks at Singapore Seletar ahead of their delivery to the Chinese budget carrier.

Once all aircraft are in service, the Juneyao Airlines (HO, Shanghai Hongqiao) subsidiary will operate seven B737-800s on an expanding route network which will include flights between Urumqi, Harbin, Hailar, Changchun, Chongqing, Manzhouli, Guangzhou, Haikou, Nanjing, and Wenzhou.