The Chinese government has implemented a strategy for domestic carriers to expand into the African market. China Southern Airlines has opened a 3X-weekly Guangzhou-Nairobi service, making it the only Chinese carrier to operate into Africa. However, other domestic carriers are expected to follow suit—earlier this year Air China announced plans to open two new routes from Beijing to Addis Ababa and Johannesburg in October.   China Southern is also scheduled to open new service ...

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