China Southern Airlines said it remains on track to join the SkyTeam Cargo alliance formally in November, and sources indicate that it is contemplating a possible merger of its cargo business with that of China Eastern Airlines. The Guangzhou-based carrier, which joined the SkyTeam passenger alliance in 2007, signed a letter of intent to become the first Chinese airline to join a global cargo alliance (ATW Daily News, March 11). Currently it operates two 747-400Fs and two 777-200Fs from ...

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