China Southern Airlines A380. Courtesy, Airbus Airbus has delivered the first of five A380s to China Southern Airlines (CZ), the first A380 operator in China. Powered by Rolls-Royce Trent-900 engines, the aircraft will be initially operated on domestic routes between Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Later on, the airline will deploy the A380 on international routes (ATW Daily News, Sept. 21). "We are proud to become the first A380 operator in China,” said CZ chairman Si ...

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