Viewing Australia as a test-bed for its global strategy, China Southern is moving this fall to deploy Airbus A380s to Sydney, and is upgrading aircraft on all its Australia routes. The A380 introduction into this market had been rumored, but China Southern Executive VP Chen Gang confirmed the move for the first time during an industry event in Sydney this past weekend. The airline plans to begin flying the A380 on its Guangzhou-Sydney route from Oct. 27. China Southern has five ...


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