"China Southern Airlines" China Transportation Tip by mke1963

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China Southern (CZ) is based in Guangzhou and feels one of the most professional airlines in China. Its fleet is modern and is mainly Boeing 777, 757 and newer 737s.
It seems to have less delays and cancellations than others.
In flight service is better than average, especially on the 777, and the cabins feel fresh.
However, CZ has taken over the former China Northwest (with its fleet of MD80s) and China Xinjiang (which certainly used some Russian aircraft until recently, and may still be doing so; its 757 and Airbus aircraft have really, really cramped legroom in economy!)

So China Southern is strong to and from Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Urumqi, Shenyang and Dalian.

CZ uses Beijing's refurbished Terminal 1, and this is a much easier terminal to use than the newer Terminal 2.

Type: Airplane

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 6, 2004
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