My Account Menu

CAPA Login

Register to trial CAPA Membership!

China Southern continues to hold largest capacity share in China


China’s big three airlines – China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and Air China, continued to grow their domestic route networks throughout Jun/Jul-2009 in response to improving demand and the rapid addition of new aircraft to their fleets. Likewise, the three focused on increasing the size of their branch operations. [1869 words]

Unlock the following content in this report:


  • Domestic expansion focused on Beijing, Kunming and Changsha
  • China Southern focuses on Asia Pacific expansion; A380 delayed
  • China Southern and China Eastern resume services to the Northern Mariana Islands
  • China Eastern Beijing Branch Company commences operations
  • China Eastern forecasts traffic recovery and orders 20 additional A320s
  • Air China establishes Wuhan Branch Company

Graphs and data:

  • China domestic capacity share by carrier (seats per week as % of total)
  • Recent route changes: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern
  • China top ten city pairs (seats per week)
  • China Southern Airlines fleet plan: 2009 to 2013
  • China Eastern Airlines fleet plan: 2009 to 2013
  • Air China fleet plan: 2009 to 2015
Please login to continue reading or find out more about CAPA Membership below.
This content is exclusively for CAPA Membership Subscribers

CAPA Membership gives you the latest aviation news and alerts, access to CAPA articles, reports, and our leading aviation data with optional premium add-ons.