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 the first of five A380s on order and will receive a second in December. President Si Xianmin says the airline will use the first two aircraft on domestic routes—among Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou—to build operational experience. It will then expand the route network ...


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