China Southern Airlines intends to expand its international network as it faces potentially damaging competition from the expansion of high-speed rail within China. "Most of China's big cities and secondary cities will be connected by high-speed rail by 2020, which will have a big impact on domestic carriers," CZ Chairman Si Xianmin was quoted as saying. The Guangzhou-based airline is expected to be hit hardest by the rail expansion, as domestic routes account for 80% of its total. "Cost ...

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