The Chinese government has appointed former Transport of China vice minister Wang Changshun as China Southern Airlines’ new chairman. He succeeds Si Xianmin, who stepped down due to a “severe violation of discipline and laws” in early November 2015. Wang was China Southern’s vice chairman between October 2000 and July 2004, when he was appointed as vice minister of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). Along with other Chinese carriers that predict big ...

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