China Southern Airlines

China Southern Receives First A350 XWB

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the newest operator of the latest generation, twin-engine long-range widebody. The aircraft, B-308T (c/n 318) was handed over to the airline on June 28 and is the first

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Skytrax: Singapore Airlines Scoops Top Spot

Singapore Airlines is flying high after claiming top spot in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. Held at a gala ceremony in London on 17 July and widely referred to as the “Oscars of the aviation industry,” the awards are

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China Southern Signs for A350s

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 20 A350-900s. Tan Wangeng, President of China Southern Airlines said: “With its very long range capability, economic fuel consumption and spacious cabin, the A350 XWB is the ideal

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China Southern Lines up 787-9s

Guangzhou-based China Southern Airlines has finalised long term lease agreements with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for five new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. Three are scheduled for delivery in 2019, starting in the first quarter, with the remaining two following in 2020.

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Asian Duo Get Maiden A320neos

Two Asian carriers have taken delivery of their first Airbus A320neos. Airbus A320-271 B-8545 (c/n 6975) was handed over to China Southern Airlines from the manufacturer’s Hamburg/Finkenwerder facility on December 14. It was followed two days later by B-8637 (c/n 7129). 

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