China Southern Airlines plans to join SkyTeam Cargo this year, Senior VP-Cargo Luo Laijun announced during the IATA World Cargo Symposium in Vancouver. The Guangzhou-based carrier would be the first Chinese airline to join a global cargo alliance and is expected to gain full membership by November. "Since its passenger membership into the SkyTeam alliance on Nov. 15, 2007, China Southern Cargo has been working to narrow the gap in all areas between itself and the alliance," Luo said, citing ...

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