China Southern Airlines plans to assign 250 aircraft to Beijing’s new airport to operate more 900 daily flights by 2025 in an effort to enhance its position in the Beijing market. As early as 2011, the Guangzhou-based carrier signed a cooperation agreement with the Beijing government to allocate 200 aircraft—Airbus A330s and A380s—to the airport over the next 10 years. The new airport—which broke ground earlier this week and is scheduled to open in ...

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