China Southern Airlines (CZ, Guangzhou) has taken delivery of its first A320neo following the handing over of B-8545 (msn 6975) at Toulouse Blagnac on Tuesday, December 13.

One of twenty-four on lease from AerCap, the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-powered twinjet is scheduled to arrive in Guangzhou on Thursday, December 15. The remaining twenty-three will be delivered through 2019.

According to ch-aviation fleets, China Southern already operates 123 A320-200 current engine option aircraft.