The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has given preliminary approval for setting up a China Southern Airlines subsidiary at the new Beijing airport that will open in 2019. The new carrier, China Southern Xiongan Airlines, will operate Airbus A320 family aircraft and fly domestically, CAAC said. The name of the carrier has changed from its original name Xiongan Airlines. According to CAAC, the new airline will operate jointly with China Southern, sharing such ...

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