China Southern Airlines No. 1 A380 prepares for its maiden flight in Toulouse March 3. Photo: Courtesy, Airbus. China Southern Airlines is accelerating the pace of its international expansion this year in response to mounting competition from China’s expanding high-speed railway network. CZ GM Tan Wangeng said the Guangzhou-based carrier hopes to boost international flying to 30% of the total routes it operates, up from 18.5% last year. Last Friday, CZ launched thrice-weekly ...

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