China Southern Airlines plans to establish a branch company in Yunnan province to further explore the tourism market in West China. It is awaiting approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Currently, the Guangzhou-based carrier has allocated three to four aircraft in the Yunnan province capital of Kunming. China Southern launched Airbus A380 operations on its Kunming-Beijing route in July. Other domestic carriers are also exploring the Yunnan market. Xiamen Airlines ...

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