China Southern Airlines (CZ) announced Tuesday it plans to operate its first Airbus A380 on the Beijing-Shanghai and PEK-Guangzhou routes. The aircraft is scheduled to be delivered Oct. 15 and will be placed in service Oct. 17, according to CZ GM Tan Wangeng. The carrier is still awaiting CAAC approval to operate the aircraft on international routes, reportedly either PEK-New York or PEK-Paris, Air China’s two most profitable routes.  Guangzhou-based CZ is the only Chinese ...

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