23-Dec-2011 11:31 AM

China Southern forecasts 9%-10% growth in China in 2012

China Southern Airlines chairman Si Xianmin forecasts growth of between 9% to 10% in China's civil aviation market in 2012. According to China Civil Aviation Online reports, growth will occur due to several reasons including the introduction of 230 aircraft, domestic market continuing to outperform the international market and passenger traffic market to perform better than cargo traffic.