Tag: China Southern Airlines

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

China Southern Airlines Takes Delivery of Its First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: 1 minute China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its first of 20 A350-900 becoming the newest operator of this latest generation and highly efficient twin-engine, long-range widebody aircraft. The Guangzhou-based carrier operates an Airbus fleet of 335 aircraft, including 282 A320 Family aircraft, 48 A330 Family aircraft and 5 A380 aircraft (figures at the end of […]

China Southern Airbus A321 Experiences Loss of Communication

Reading Time: 1 minute A China Southern Airlines Airbus A321-200, performing flight from Shenzhen to Luoyang (China), experienced loss of communication. Aircraft was climbing out of Shenzhen when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 meters (FL197) and began to squawk loss of communication. The aircraft returned to Shenzhen for a safe landing about 35 minutes later. The airline […]

Qatar Airways Buys a Slice of China’s Aviation Market

Reading Time: 1 minute Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) announced that acquisition of 5% of China Southern Airlines comes as a part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity. CEO of the airline sees the acquisition as an investment offering “massive potential”. The Chinese airline is […]

China Southern Orders 30 Boeing 737 Max Aircraft for XiamenAir

Reading Time: 1 minute China Southern Airlines Co Ltd, has placed an order for 30 Boeing 737 MAX family narrow-body aircraft for its subsidiary airline, XiamenAir. According to Boeing, the deal is worth approximately US$3.6 billion. The order should see delivery take place between 2019 and 2022 and will comprise 20 of the 737 MAX 8 and 10 of […]

Beijing to Lower Ownership Stakes in Chinese Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute The Chinese government said it will loosen its control over China’s big three carriers—China Southern Airlines, Air China and China Eastern Airlines—allowing its ownership stakes in the airlines to fall below 50%. Currently, state-owned company China National Aviation Holding Co. holds a 53.5% stake in Air China, state-owned China Eastern Group holds a 56.4% stake […]

Higher Fuel Prices Drive Down Air China, China Southern 1H Profits

Reading Time: 1 minute Air China and China Southern Airlines were impacted by higher fuel prices in the 2017 first half as the two carriers reported year-over-year (YOY) six-month net profit decreases of 3.8% and 11.6%, respectively, to CNY3.3 billion ($486 million) and CNY2.8 billion. Beijing-based Air China’s 1H operating revenue rose 8.7% YOY to CNY58.2 billion while operating […]

American Airlines to Invest US$200m in China Southern Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Two industry giants, American Airlines and China Southern Airlines, have created the foundation for a long-term relationship, with American Airlines’ commitment to make a US$200 million equity investment in China Southern Airlines. Currently, China Southern’s primary hub is located in Guangzhou (CAN) with the majority of its transpacific flights positioned there, while American flies to […]

American Begins Strategic Relationship With China Southern Airlines

Reading Time: 2 minutes American Airlines today has committed to make a US$200 million equity investment in China Southern Airlines, creating a strong foundation for a long-term relationship between two of the world’s biggest carriers. China Southern is the largest airline in China and is the ideal carrier for American, the largest airline in the world, to build a […]

Rolls-Royce Wins US$700 Million Order from China Southern

Reading Time: 1 minute Rolls-Royce has won a US$700 million order from China Southern Airlines for Trent 700 engines to power ten Airbus A330 aircraft. The order includes TotalCare® long-term engine service support. The order was signed today at Zhuhai Airshow by Li Ming, Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering Department, China Southern, and Paul Hallam, Rolls-Royce, Vice President, […]