Celebrating the launch of China Southern’s flights from Singapore Changi Airport to Guilin and Nanning are (from left to right): Ms. Aileen Wong (Sales Manager, China Southern Airlines Singapore Office); four members of China Southern flight and cabin crew; Mr. Alex Hungate (Executive Director, SATS); Mr. Jiang Shi Jing (Director of Marketing & Sales, China Southern Airlines Guangxi Branch); Mr. Luo Zeng Quan (GM, China Southern Airlines Singapore Office); Ms. Mao Ya Ling (Deputy Director of Marketing & Sales, China Southern Airlines Guangxi Branch); Mr. Damon Wong (AVP, Changi Airport Group); and Ms. Christine Law (Station Manager, China Southern Airlines Singapore Office).
- China Southern Airlines has added two new routes from Nanning (NNG) in Southern China. On 10 December the airline resumed four times weekly flights on the 1,280-kilometre route to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi (BKK), a route it had served in the summer of 2010. Hainan Airlines already serves the market with thrice-weekly flights. On 11 December China Southern added thrice-weekly flights to Singapore (SIN), a 2,420-kiometre route that is already served thrice-weekly by China Eastern Airlines. The service originates in Guilin enabling same aircraft, one-stop service between Singapore and Guilin. Both routes will be operated by 737-800s, and will complement the airline’s existing international service from Nanning to Taipei. In 2012 Nanning Wuxu International Airport handled just over seven million passengers, ranking it 27th among Chinese Airports.