China Southern 747-400. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing   China Southern Airlines (CZ) reported a net profit of CNY 2.755 billion ($531.6 million) for the first half of this year, up 32.71% over the CNY 2.076 billion earned last year. CZ credited the increase to “robust growth of domestic market demand stimulated by a fast growing Chinese economy.” Total operating revenue climbed 22.3% to CNY 42.414 billion against a 22% increase in operating expenses to CNY 35.302 ...

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