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China Southern Airlines Co., Ltd. is directly affiliated with China Southern Air Holding Company Ltd., specializing in air transportation services. With headquarters based in Guangzhou, China Southern Airlines has its company logo seen around the globe with a brilliant red kapok delicately adoring a blue vertical tail fin.

China Southern Airlines possesses the largest fleet and the most developed route network, and offers the largest passenger capacity among any airline in the People's Republic of China.

Currently, China Southern Airlines operates more than 840 passenger and cargo transport aircraft, including Boeing B787, B777, B747 and B737, as well as Airbus A380, A330, A321, A320, and A319. The airline’s fleet ranks 1st in Asia and 3rd in the world (Data source: IATA, in terms of fleet size) .

Build International Hub with Canton Route

With continued efforts to establish itself as a network-oriented world-class airline with Chinese characteristics, China Southern Airlines has formed an extensive network across China that links Europe and Oceania and radiates throughout North America, the Middle East, and Africa from Asia.

China Southern operates more than 3,000 daily flights to 224 destinations in 40 countries and regions across the world.

For years China Southern has been committed to building up the Canton Route to turn Guangzhou into an international air hub. Now Guangzhou is becoming the No.1 gateway from China mainland to Australasia and Southeast Asia.

140 million Passengers Transported in 2018

China Southern transported 140 million passengers in 2018.

China Southern Airlines' safety commitment is - and will continue to be - unwavering both throughout China and globally. On June 15th 2018, China Southern Airlines was honored with the 2-Star Flight Safety Diamond Award by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) as the leading Chinese carrier to maintain the highest safety records in China.

SKYTRAX’s Four Star Airline

In 2011, China Southern Airlines earned its Four-Star status from SKYTRAX, the world's most prestigious airline performance evaluation organization.

China Southern was recognized as the Top 50 Most Admired Chinese Companies by FORTUNE China in 2012 and 2013.

In 2014, China Southern won the Stars of China Award 2014 by Global Finance Magazine based in USA and the China’s Most Admired Company Award by Fortune China.

In 2015, China Southern was awarded Excellent A330 Operator by Airbus, and received China's Top 100 Valuable Brand Enterprise Award & Golden Pegasus Award in the 15th China International Transportation & Logistics Expo.

In 2016, China Southern was listed among the Top 500 corporations in China by FORTUNE China with the highest ranking among companies in the transportation industry.

In 2017, China Southern was named among the most valuable airline brands by Brand Finance, a famous international consultancy, ranking 1st in China and 6th globally.

In 2018, China Southern won the“World’s Most Improved Airline” by SKYTRAX.