China Southern plans to begin flying its Airbus A380s on international routes in the first quarter of next year after gaining experience with the 507-seat aircraft on domestic routes. The airline on Oct. 14 received its first of five A380s and will receive a second in December. Airline president Si Xianmin says the airline will use the first two aircraft on domestic routes —between Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou—to build operational experience. It will then expand the route network ...


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