Competition for passengers in western China intensified dramatically in recent days as China Southern Airlines launched its new Chongqing Airlines over the weekend, while HNA Group subsidiary Lucky Air began operating its Chongqing-based West China Airlines last week (ATWOnline, June 1). Chongqing Airlines has noted that it mainly will target high-end customers and business travelers. It has one A320 and expects its inaugural flight to take place on July 8 to Beijing, after which it will ...

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