China Southern Airlines launched "e-freight" service on its Guangzhou-Dalian route and said it will offer largely paperless cargo carriage on additional routes by year end. It said the initiative could save CNY1 million ($146,300) annually. It is the first Chinese carrier to implement e-freight, which is being pushed strongly by IATA (ATW, June 2008). CZ noted that it sold the country's first e-ticket in 2000, introduced China's first self-service kiosk in 2005 and was the nation's first ...

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