China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd is headquartered in the Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province; a port city considered the birthplace of the delicious dim sum. Today, Guangzhou is becoming the first airline gateway between China, South Asia, and Australasia.
Established in 1988, China Southern Airlines is ranked first in Asia and the fifth in the world in terms of fleet size by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The airline, a proud member of SkyTeam, is the first airline in the world to operate both A380 and 787 aircraft.
With more than 600-passengers and cargo transport aircraft, China Southern Airlines operates the largest fleet, on an international route network, with the largest passenger capacity of any airline in China (record holder for over 37 years and counting).
China Southern Airline operates 2000 daily flights to 195 destinations in 40 countries and regions across the world, from all of China, and across Asia to the beautiful Europe, magical America, and the picturesque Oceania and Africa.
China Southern Airline transported 110 million passengers in 2015, ranking as the number one carrier in Asia and the third in the world (Data source: IATA).
On 28 September 2012, China Southern Airlines received the Diamond Flight Safety Award by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), becoming the leading Chinese carrier to maintain the highest safety records in China.