China Southern Airlines Airbus A330-300. By Rob Finlayson China Southern Airlines has stalled joint venture (JV) negotiations with Air China to operate an Airbus A380 on the Beijing-Paris route, according to an industry insider. The insider denied widespread local reports that the reason behind China Southern’s decision is due to strong opposition from SkyTeam led by Air France-KLM. The insider said the JV with Air China for A380 service was approved by SkyTeam last year. ...

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