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China Southern Airlines announces 787 configuration, 787s to be delivered by end of 2014

5-Jun-2013 10:48 AM

China Southern Airlines stated (04-Jun-2013) it expects to receive an additional nine Boeing 787s before the end of 2014. The carrier also stated its first 787 will be configured in a three-class layout, with four first class, 24 business class and 200 economy class seats. China Southern Airlines GM Tan Wangeng said the 787 is "sensational and would propel China Southern’s strategic transformation in addition to boosting the sound development of the Chinese civil aviation industry.” [more - original PR]