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Encyclopedia > China Southern Airlines
China Southern Airlines
中国南方航空公司
Zhōngguó Nánfāng Hángkōng Gōngsī
IATA
CZ
ICAO
CSN
Callsign
CHINA SOUTHERN
Founded 1991
Hubs Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
Beijing Capital International Airport
Focus cities Shenyang Taoxian International Airport
Urumqi Diwopu International Airport
Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport
Wuhan Tianhe International Airport
Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport
Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport
Frequent flyer program Sky Pearl Club
Alliance SkyTeam (Joining Late 2007)
Fleet size 280 (+81 orders) incl. cargo
Destinations 121
Parent company China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd.
Headquarters Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Key people Wang Changshun (President)
Website: http://www.cs-air.com

China Southern Airlines (中国南方航空公司) (SEHK: 1055, NYSE: ZNH) is an airline based in Guangzhou in the Guangdong province of the People's Republic of China. Operating domestic, regional and international services[1], it is Asia's largest airline in terms of fleet size and the largest in China in terms of passengers carried.[2] Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 122 pixelsFull resolution (1056 × 161 pixel, file size: 23 KB, MIME type: image/png)China Southern Airlines logo, claiming fair use. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with ICAO airline code. ... Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number. ... An airline hub is an airport that an airline uses as a transfer point to get passengers to their intended destination. ... Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (IATA: CAN, ICAO: ZGGG) (Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is the main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of the province of Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing Capital International Airport (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA) is the main international airport that serves the capital city of Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ... Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is an airport in Shenyang, China. ... Urumqi Diwopu International Airport (IATA: URC) is located in Diwopu, a suburb of Ãœrümqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. ... Shenzhen Baoan International Airport or Huangtian Airport (IATA: SZX, ICAO: ZGSZ) is located in Huangtian Village, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, the Peoples Republic of China. ... Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (Traditional Chinese: 武漢天河國際機場; Simplified Chinese: 武汉天河国际机场; pinyin: WÇ”hàn Tiānhé Guójì JÄ«chÇŽng) (IATA: WUH, ICAO: ZHHH) serves Wuhan, Hubei, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (IATA airport code: CGO; ICAO airport code: ZHCC; Simplified Chinese: 郑州新郑国际机场) is the major airport in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. ... Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (Simplified Chinese: 大连周水子国际机场, Traditional Chinese: 大連周水子國際機場, Pinyin: Dàlián Zhōushuǐzǐ Guójì JÄ«chÇŽng) (IATA: DLC, ICAO: ZYTL) is an airport in Ganjingzi District, Dalian, China. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... An airline alliance is an agreement between two or more airlines to cooperate for the foreseeable future on a substantial level. ... SkyTeam is the second largest airline alliance in the world — behind Star Alliance — partnering ten carriers from three continents, with six pending members. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in the southern part of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangdong, often spelt as Kwangtung, is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Traditional Chinese: , also 港交所; abbreviated as HKEX ; SEHK: 0388) is the stock exchange of Hong Kong. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... An Airbus A380 of Emirates Airline An airline provides air transport services for passengers or freight. ... Guangzhou is the capital and the sub-provincial city of Guangdong Province in the southern part of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Guangdong, often spelt as Kwangtung, is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... There are several ways to measure the size of an airline, so several different lists of the worlds largest airlines are available. ...


Its main operation hubs are Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport and Beijing Capital International Airport, with other focus cities at Shenyang Taoxian International Airport, Urumqi Diwopu International Airport, Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport, Wuhan Tianhe International Airport, Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport and Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport. [citation needed] Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (IATA: CAN, ICAO: ZGGG) (Simplified Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) is the main airport of Guangzhou, the capital of the province of Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ... Beijing Capital International Airport (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) (IATA: PEK, ICAO: ZBAA) is the main international airport that serves the capital city of Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shenyang Taoxian International Airport is an airport in Shenyang, China. ... Urumqi Diwopu International Airport (IATA: URC) is located in Diwopu, a suburb of Ãœrümqi, capital of the Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region in northwestern China. ... Shenzhen Baoan International Airport or Huangtian Airport (IATA: SZX, ICAO: ZGSZ) is located in Huangtian Village, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, the Peoples Republic of China. ... Wuhan Tianhe International Airport (Traditional Chinese: 武漢天河國際機場; Simplified Chinese: 武汉天河国际机场; pinyin: WÇ”hàn Tiānhé Guójì JÄ«chÇŽng) (IATA: WUH, ICAO: ZHHH) serves Wuhan, Hubei, Peoples Republic of China. ... Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport (IATA airport code: CGO; ICAO airport code: ZHCC; Simplified Chinese: 郑州新郑国际机场) is the major airport in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. ... Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (Simplified Chinese: 大连周水子国际机场, Traditional Chinese: 大連周水子國際機場, Pinyin: Dàlián Zhōushuǐzǐ Guójì JÄ«chÇŽng) (IATA: DLC, ICAO: ZYTL) is an airport in Ganjingzi District, Dalian, China. ...


China Southern Airlines is also accredited by IATA with the IOSA (IATA Operations Safety Audit) for its safety practices.[3] The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organisation of airlines headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

Contents

History

The airline started operations in 1989. In June 1997 China Southern Airlines initial public stock offering on the New York and Hong Kong stock exchanges generated over $700 million. In July 2000, Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), selected China Southern as one of three airlines to lead the restructuring of China's air transport industry. It acquired Zhongyuan Airlines on 4 August 2000. In January 2003 the airline absorbed China Northern Airlines and its subsidiaries Beiya Airlines and China Northern Swan, as well as China Xinjiang Airlines, into its domestic operations. In November 2004 the acquisition was completed as China Southern acquired the holding company that owned China Northern and China Xinjiang [1]. Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... “NY” redirects here. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Known by the acronym CAAC, with the official name of General Administration of Civil Aviation of China (中国民用航空总局, pinyin Zhongguo Renyong Hangkong Zongju). ... Zhongyuan Airlines (中原航空) was an airline based in Zhengzhou Xinzheng International Airport, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. ... is the 216th day of the year (217th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... China Northern Airliners (中国北方航空), was an airline based in Taoxian International Airport, Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. ... China Xinjiang Airlines is an airline based in the Peoples Republic of China. ...


In 2004, the company achieved a turnover of around 40 million passengers, becoming one of the top ten passenger carriers in the world. Among all Chinese airlines, it boasts the largest fleet with the most bases, most extensive domestic networks and highest flight frequencies. Renowned for its excellent passenger services, the airline has won Five-star Diamond Award for flight services and has been honoured as China's best airline by TTG Asia Magazine.[citation needed] Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

China Southern Boeing 777-200 at Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan
China Southern Boeing 777-200 at Kansai Airport in Osaka, Japan

It signed a Memorandum of Understanding on August 28, 2004 with SkyTeam Alliance, which it will then be able to join, thus becoming the first mainland Chinese airline to enter a global airline alliance. They are scheduled to join in late 2007. Members of some SkyTeam mileage program are already able to earn and redeem miles on China Southern and so can members of China Southern Airlines' own frequent flyer programs, the SkyPearl club, for flights on some SkyTeam carriers.[4] Image File history File linksMetadata China_southair. ... Image File history File linksMetadata China_southair. ... is the 240th day of the year (241st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... SkyTeam Alliance is the second-largest airline alliance in the world, partnering Aeroméxico, Air France-KLM, Alitalia, Continental Airlines, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Korean Air and Northwest Airlines. ... ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


On January 29, 2005, Flight CZ3097 became the first Chinese aircraft landing Taiwan in a legal situation after the separation for over 56 years. That was the effort of the arrangement of "the Cross-strait Charter on Lunar New Year". The flight arrive at the Chiang Kai-shek International Airport(present Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport) in Taoyuan, Taiwan Province at local time 9:20 am. However, CZ3097 is not the earliest departed plane. The reason its being the first arrived is that the departure, Guangzhou, is closer to Taipei than Air China's Beijing.(the two estimated taking-off at the same time) January 29 is the 29th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Three Links or Three Linkages (Chinese: 三通; pinyin: sān tōng) are direct postal (通郵 tōng yóu), transportation (especially airline) (通航 tōng háng), and trade (通商 tōng shāng) links between Mainland China and Taiwan. ... Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (IATA: TPE, ICAO: RCTP) (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: or ; Tongyong Pinyin: Táiwan Táoyuán Gúojì JichÇŽng, Pinyin: Táiwān Táoyuán Gúojì JÄ«chÇŽng), formerly Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (Simplified Chinese: ; Traditional Chinese: ; Tongyong Pinyin: Jhongjhèng... Taoyuan is names of places in China which are following: Taoyuan (桃园市、桃園市,pinyin:táo yuán shì) is a city located in Taiwan, see Taoyuan City Taoyuan (桃园县、桃園縣,pinyin:táo yuán xiàn... Not to be confused with China Airlines, the national airline of the Republic of China (Taiwan). ...


The airline is owned by China Southern Air Holding (50.3%), private Hong Kong and non-China investors (H shareholders) (26.84%) and private China investors (A shareholders) (22.86%). It has 34,417 employees as at March 2007[1]. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


Destinations

Further information: China Southern Airlines destinations

List of destinations served by China Southern Airlines and the codeshares are not included (as of April 2007). ...

Cargo

China Southern Cargo the airlines freight branch serve points in USA, Europe and Asia.

China Southern Airlines Cargo Fleet
Aircraft Total Capacity Notes
Boeing 747-400F 2 Leased and operated through Atlas Air
Boeing 777-200LRF (6 orders) Delivery in 2009

The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Atlas Air Boeing 747-200 Atlas Air (IATA: 5Y, ICAO: GTI, and Callsign: Giant) is a cargo airline based in Purchase, New York, USA. It operates scheduled freight flights for some of the worlds leading airlines, flying to 101 cities in 46 countries. ... The Boeing 777 is an American long-range wide-body twin-engine airliner built by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division. ...

Fleet

The China Southern Airlines operates the following aircraft as of March 2007:

China Southern Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Notes
Airbus A300-600R 6
Airbus A319-100 27
(15 orders)
126 (126)
Airbus A320-200 49
(15 orders)
155 (155)
Airbus A321-200 17
(28 orders)
194 (194)
Airbus A330-200 4
(2 orders)
251 (30/221)
Airbus A330-300 (8 orders) Entry into service: 2008
Airbus A380-800 (5 orders) Entry into service: 2009
Antonov An-24B 4 Not used for revenue service
Antonov An-24RV 7 Not used for revenue service
ATR 72-500 5
Boeing 737-300 24 145 (145)
Boeing 737-300QC 5
Boeing 737-500 2 132 (132)
Boeing 737-700 23
(8 orders)
124 (12/112)
Boeing 737-800 31
(18 orders)
155 (14/141)
157 (16/141)
168(168)
Boeing 757-200 25 200 (8/192)
Boeing 777-200 4 292 (18/65/209)
380 (24/356)
Boeing 777-200ER 6
Boeing 787-8 (10 orders) Entry into service: 2008
Harbin Embraer ERJ 145 6 50 (50)
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 15
McDonnell Douglas MD-90-30 13
Cessna Caravan 675 1 Not used for revenue service
Tupolev Tu-154M 1 Not used for revenue service

Average fleet age is 7.0 years as of March 2007[5] The Airbus A300 is a short to medium range widebody aircraft. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A320 family of short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft are manufactured by Airbus S.A.S.. Family members include the A318, A319, A320, and A321, as well as the ACJ business jet. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). It was developed at the same time as the four-engined A340. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). It was developed at the same time as the four-engined A340. ... The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, four-engined airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). As the largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its maiden flight on 27 April 2005 from Toulouse, France,[2] and is scheduled to begin commercial flights late in 2007. ... The Antonov An-24 is a 44-seat twin turboprop transport manufactured in USSR (now Ukraine) by the Antonov Design Bureau. ... The Antonov An-24 is a 44-seat twin turboprop transport manufactured in USSR (now Ukraine) by the Antonov Design Bureau. ... The ATR 72 is a twin-turboprop short-haul regional airliner built in France by the ATR company (Avions de Transport gional). ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... The Boeing 757 is an American short to medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. ... The Boeing 777 is an American long-range wide-body twin-engine airliner built by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division. ... The Boeing 777 is an American long-range wide-body twin-engine airliner built by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division. ... The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American mid-sized, wide-body, twin engine jet airliner currently in production by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division and scheduled to enter service in May 2008. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Embraer 145 of the Brazilian police (Photo: Lindomar Cruz /ABr) Embraer ERJ 135 American Eagle ERJ 140 British Airways Citiexpress (Now BA Connect) ERJ 145 in British Airways utopia livery Pathania Embraer ERJ 145 cockpit Régional ERJ145 operating for Air France bmi regional ERJ 145 The Embraer ERJ 145... McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and MD-90 are twin-engine, medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airplanes. ... McDonnell Douglas MD-80 and MD-90 are twin-engine, medium-range, single-aisle commercial jet airplanes. ... The Cessna 208 Caravan, also known as the Cargomaster, is a single turboprop engine, fixed-gear short-haul regional airliner and utility aircraft built in the USA by Cessna. ... The Tupolev Tu-154 (NATO reporting name: Careless) is a Russian medium-range trijet airliner, equivalent to the Boeing 727. ...


Aircraft orders

  • Delivery of the first Airbus A330-243 to China Southern Airlines took place on 25 February 2005, with the second in March 2005. It is the first operator of the type in China and has a further two on order due for delivery in the first half of 2005. The aircraft seats 266 passengers and will be operated mainly on medium and long range routes, including some possible new international routes. [citation needed]
  • China Southern Airlines has agreed a leasing deal for 9 Boeing 737-800 from GECAS for 7 years, with deliveries to be completed by February 2006[6].
  • An agreement has been signed with Airbus for the purchase of 5 Airbus A380-800 aircraft for delivery in time for the 2008 Olympics. It is the first commitment for the type from a Chinese carrier. China Southern has also signed initial agreement for the purchase of 13 Boeing 787 aircraft, of which 3 would be for its affiliate Xiamen Airlines. The aircraft would be delivered between 2008 and 2010[7].
  • The airline has placed an order for 10 Airbus A330 aircraft, also to be delivered in time for the 2008 Olympics [8].
  • On the 7 July 2006 China Southern Airlines has confirmed a deal with Airbus covering the purchase of 50 more A320 narrowbodies for delivery from 2009.[citation needed]
  • In 2006, China Southern Airlines has placed an order of 6 B777 freighters, striding forward a brand new step in its cargo development.[9]
  • In August 2007, the airline announced its intention for an order for 55 Boeing 737-700/800 to be delivered from 2011. Details on how many of each variant is not yet available.[10]

The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). It was developed at the same time as the four-engined A340. ... is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... Categories: General Electric subsidiaries | Corporation stubs ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, four-engined airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). As the largest passenger airliner in the world, the A380 made its maiden flight on 27 April 2005 from Toulouse, France,[2] and is scheduled to begin commercial flights late in 2007. ... 2008 (MMVIII) will be a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, were awarded to Beijing, China after an exhaustive ballot of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on July 13, 2001. ... The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American mid-sized, wide-body, twin engine jet airliner currently in production by Boeings Commercial Airplanes division and scheduled to enter service in May 2008. ... Xiamen Airlines (simplified Chinese: 厦门航空; pinyin: Xiàmén Hángkōng) is the first airline company in Peoples Republic of China run by private individuals, established on July 25, 1984, and based in Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport. ... 2010 (MMX) will be a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Airbus A330 is a large-capacity, wide-body, medium-to-long-range commercial passenger airliner manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). It was developed at the same time as the four-engined A340. ... is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ...

Codeshare agreements

China Southern Airlines has codeshare agreements with the following airlines:

AeroMéxico, is an airline based in Mexico City, Mexico. ... Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is an airline based in Paris, France, a subsidiary of Air France-KLM Group and is the international flag carrier of France. ... Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Hong Kong Dragon Airlines Limited (Traditional Chinese: ; pinyin: ) is a subsidiary of Cathay Pacific. ... Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is a US certificated air carrier. ... CSA Czech Airlines (in Czech: ÄŒeské aerolinie (or Czech Airlines) is the Czech national airline company, based in Prague. ... PT (Persero) Perusahaan Penerbangan Garuda Indonesia, abbreviated to Garuda Indonesia, is the national airline of Indonesia. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (in full: Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, literally Royal Aviation Company; usual English: Royal Dutch Airlines) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Prior to its merger with Air France, KLM was the national airline of the Netherlands. ... Korean Air (KSE: 003490) (Korean Air Daehan Hanggong) is the national flag carrier airline of Korea, with its global world headquarters located in Seoul, Korea. ... Pakistan International Airlines or PIA (Urdu: Ù¾ÛŒ آئی اے يا پاکستان انٹرنیشنل ایرلاینز), is the national flag carrier airline of Pakistan, based in Karachi. ...

Incidents and accidents

  • On November 24, 1992, Flight 3943, a Boeing 737 jetliner (Reg. B-2523), crashed in to a hill near Guilin, Guangxi, killing all 141 on board, due to an engine thrust malfunction.[11]
  • On May 8, 1997, Flight 3456, a Boeing 737-300 jetliner (Reg. B-2925), crashed on approach into Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport killing 35, with 9 injured.[12]
  • On August 22, 2006, flight CZ325 from Guangzhou, China to Sydney, Australia had to be turned back to Guangzhou after a note had been found indicating a bomb was on board. The plane was returned to Guangzhou after one hour into the flight. Passengers were interviewed by police for two hours after landing, after which they were allowed back onto the plane to resume their journey. A 39-year-old Australian businessman of Hong Kong origin was arrested after Chinese police matched his handwriting with that of the threatening note found in the lavatory. He was allegedly to have told police that he had made the threat because he was lovesick and suffering from depression over a failed relationship, the Xinhua news agency was quoted as saying.[13][14][15]

is the 328th day of the year (329th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... position of Guilin in Guangxi Guilin in Guangxi Guilin (Chinese: æ¡‚æž—; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuei-lin, Postal System Pinyin: Kweilin; Zhuang: Gveilinz) is one of Chinas most picturesque cities, with a population of 670,000, situated in the northeast of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region of the Peoples... Guangxi (Zhuang: Gvangjsih; old orthography: ; Simplified Chinese: 广西; Traditional Chinese: 廣西; Pinyin: GuÇŽngxÄ«; Wade-Giles: Kuang-hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Kwangsi), full name Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region (Zhuang: Gvangjsih Bouxcuengh Swcigih; old orthography: ; Simplified Chinese: 广西壮族自治区; Traditional Chinese: 廣西壯族自治區; Pinyin: GuÇŽngxÄ« Zhuàngzú ZìzhìqÅ«) is a Zhuang autonomous region of... is the 128th day of the year (129th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... China Southern Flight 3456 (CZ3456) was a flight from Chongqing to Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Guangdong, China. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... Shenzhen Baoan International Airport or Huangtian Airport (IATA: SZX, ICAO: ZGSZ) is located in Huangtian Village, Baoan District, Shenzhen, Guangdong, the Peoples Republic of China. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

References

  1. ^ a b c "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, p. 65. 
  2. ^ China Southern Airlines website, in Chinese
  3. ^ IATA
  4. ^ http://www.skyteam.com/EN/faq/index.jsp
  5. ^ China Southern Airlines Fleet Age
  6. ^ Airliner World, March 2005
  7. ^ Airliner World, April 2005
  8. ^ Find Articles
  9. ^ http://www.cs-air.com/en/nhsj/01/depa_info/index.htm
  10. ^ "China Southern to order 55 more 737s" Flight Global, 21 August 2007
  11. ^ AirDisaster.Com Accident Database
  12. ^ AirDisaster.Com Accident Database
  13. ^ News
  14. ^ MSN News
  15. ^ ABC News

Flight International is a magazine relating to airlines, general aviation, and aerospace manufacture. ... Airliner World is an aviation magazine that is published by Key Publishing LTD from Lincs, United Kingdom and distributed by Seymour Distribution LTD in London. ... Airliner World is an aviation magazine that is published by Key Publishing LTD from Lincs, United Kingdom and distributed by Seymour Distribution LTD in London. ... is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

External links

  • China Southern Airlines
  • China Southern Airlines Fleet Detail

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