14-Nov-2012 10:23 AM

China Southern Airlines: A380 international operations performing ahead of expectations

China Southern Airlines stated (13-Nov-2012) its first A380 international operation, Guangzhou-Los Angeles service launched on 12-Oct-2012, has been performing ahead of expectations during the first month with the average twin-cabin load factor maintained at above 60%. The carrier, which operates four A380s, is scheduled to take delivery and operate its fifth A380 in early 2013. China Southern also stated it is scheduled to take delivery of the first of 10 Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in Feb-2014. [more – original PR – Chinese]