China’s big three carriers—China Southern, China Eastern and Air China—each reported passenger boardings of more than 100 million in 2017 as market demand continued to grow. Last year, China Southern transported 126 million passengers, up 10.2% over 2016. Domestic passengers were up 10.3% to 109 million and international passengers jumped 11.1% to 15.4 million. The Guangzhou-based airline carried 2.3 million passengers on regional routes (Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). ...

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