China Southern Airlines is seeking to phase out its Boeing 777-200s.

The SkyTeam alliance carrier says on its website that it wants to sell its four 777-200As and is now accepting offers. The aircraft are used on domestic as well as regional international routes.

No reason is given, although China Southern has been adding Airbus A330-200/300s to its fleet which it uses for domestic and regional international services. It now has nine A330s and has 15 more on order, according to Flight’s ACAS database.

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China Southern 777-200s are to be phased out

The airline’s four 777-200s are powered by General Electric GE90 engines and they were built in 1995 and 1996, according to ACAS. China Southern also operates six 777-200ERs, some of which are leased, which it mainly uses for services to the USA.

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Source: Flight International