Established on July 1, 1988 and headquartered in Baiyun District, Guangzhou; China Southern Airlines is a member of SkyTeam, which is directly affiliated to China Southern Air Holding Company, specializing in air transportation services. The airline operates the largest fleet with the largest passenger capacity across the most developed route network in The People's Republic of China. It transported more than 90 million passengers in 2013, and was ranked #1 in Asia and #5 among the 240 airlines in IATA, topping all Chinese airlines for 34 years, in terms of fleet size.
Currently, China Southern Airlines operates more than 500 passenger and cargo transport aircraft, including Boeing 787, 777, 757 & 737 and Airbus A380, 330, 321, 320 & 319. It is the first airline in the world to operate both the A380 and 787.
China Southern Airlines has more than 1,930 daily flights to 190 destinations in 40 countries across the world. With close assistance from its SkyTeam member airlines, China Southern Airlines' global route network comprises of 1024 destinations to 187 countries and nearly every major metropolis.
On Board Facilities
You can enjoy fine dining with special meals, wine cellars and tea houses on board. You can also enjoy the in-flight entertainment with films, music, books and portable multimedia devices on board to choose from as well as a wide array of duty-free shopping options.
You can enjoy hassle free check-ins via desk or kiosk, along with special provisions for people with disability, pregnant women and people with other medical conditions.
You can book your flight tickets and pre-order your meal online. You can also opt for web check-ins to save time and effort.
Before You Leave Home
Make sure you adhere to the baggage allowance limits according to the travel class. For instance, the sum of the external dimensions of each piece of luggage cannot be greater than 115 cms. Premium First Class/First class traveller are allowed a maximum of 3 units of 32 kgs each, while for Business Class, the allowance limit is 2 units of 32 kgs each. For Premium Economy Class/Economy Class, you are allowed a maximum of 2 units of 23 kgs each. For children and infants occupying a seat, the allowance is the same as for adults but for infants not occupying a seat, the allowance is 10 kgs. Apart from, this make sure you check the flight status online before you leave home.