China Southern Airlines plans to introduce 35 new aircraft this year, increasing its total fleet to 400 by 2011, according to GM Tan Wangeng. He noted that the Guangzhou-based carrier will phase out older MD-90s and 757s. It is scheduled to take delivery of its first A380 and 787 in 2011. It has firm orders for five A380s and 10 787s. Tan also said that CZ will move to enhance its position in Shenzhen following Air China's emergence as the new controlling stakeholder of Shenzhen Airlines. ...

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