Date
18 August 2017

China Southern Air 2013 passenger traffic up 6.1%, Xinhua says

China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. (01055.HK) recorded a 6.1 percent rise in passenger numbers last year to 91.8 million, making it Asia’s busiest airline, Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday, citing the carrier’s president Tan Wangeng. The number was almost equal to seven times the population of Guangzhou city or Vietnam’s total population, but the airline still maintained the best safety record, Tan was quoted as saying. China Southern currently has more than 500 aircraft and flies to 190 destinations through 1,930 flights each day, the report said.

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