China Southern A320. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. China Southern Airlines reported 2010 net income of CNY5.8 billion ($883 million), fifteen times greater than the CNY381 million net profit earned in 2009. The Guangzhou-based carrier said the sharp jump could be credited to “robust growth of domestic market demand” stimulated by “rapid Chinese economic growth” and rising “domestic consumption.” It also cited positive benefits from the Shanghai World ...

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