China’s Changsha Huanghua International Airport is preparing for the launch of a regional airline that will be partially owned by the Hunan provincial government. According to Liu Zhiren, general manager of the Hunan Airport Management Group, the new carrier will be named Zhongnan Airlines and will begin with registered capital of 1 billion yuan ($151 million). Liu revealed that China Southern Airlines or its subsidiaries Xiamen Airlines or Hainan Airlines will be partners in the ...

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