China Southern Airlines is headquartered in Guangzhou and is one of the major airlines of the People's Republic of China. It is affiliated with the China Southern Air Holding Company and is a proud member of Skyteam. As of December 2013, the airline had chalked up a safety record of 11 million flying hours and carried nearly 700 million passengers.
The carrier has a very well developed route network, along with operating the largest fleet out of all airlines in the People’s Republic of China. It connects Guangzhou to many important world destinations like Paris, Amsterdam, London and other cities in Australia.
China Southern Airlines earned their four-star status from Skytrax in 2011 and also won the 'World's Most Improved Airline' award from them in the same year. It was recognized as one of the Top 50 most admired Chinese companies by “Fortune China Magazine” in 2012 and 2013.
The airline connects China to Europe and Australia and is a convenient choice for passengers from the UAE who need to travel or transit through these destinations.
Their fleet consists of a range of Airbus and Boeing aircraft and they were in fact the first airline in the world to operate the Airbus A380 and the Boeing 787. It is ranked the first in Asia and the 5th among 240 world airlines in terms of IATA or fleet size.
Passengers can avail the China Southern online check in facility or the SMS check-in provided at some domestic airports to save waiting time before boarding their flights. They can also verify their ticket or check the flight status online using the interfaces provided by the airline. Do not forget to reserve your seat after making your China Southern online booking to enjoy a relaxed flight in the seat of your liking.
The Airbus A380 does not just provide 40% more passenger capacity; it is also a “green” aircraft with environment friendly engines and high fuel efficiency. On board the aircraft of this carrier, you can experience traditional Cantonese and Royal cuisine and even learn about traditional Chinese tea culture and etiquette. You can also enjoy the in-flight entertainment consisting of the latest movies, TV and audio programs. For other details or to contact the airline directly, you can check out China Southern airline customer service or contact numbers here.
The China Southern baggage policies allow First Class passengers to carry 2 pieces of hand baggage, each up to 5 kg in weight, while those in Business, Premium Economy or Economy Class can carry 1 piece of the same weight. Check in baggage may be up to 50 kg on domestic flights, and more details of the same can be found here.
Passengers may check all details about China Southern flights using the Cleartrip interface, including checking for their China Southern PNR Status. The clear and clutter-free interface extends to the mobile domain as well, as you would find if you download and use Cleartrip mobile app for accessing the same information.
The web check-in window for China Southern Airlines is 24 hours prior to departure.
For the first class, the baggage limit is 40 kgs. For the business class, it is 30 kgs, and for the premium economy and economy class, it is 20 kgs. For infants, the baggage allowance is 10 kgs.
Infants that are less than 2 years old on the day of travel are charged with the applicable fare for infants, and shall not occupy a separate seat.
No, online check-in isn’t mandatory for China Southern Airlines passengers.
From Guangzhou Baiyun International airport, China Southern Airlines serves 132 destinations including 51 international and regional destinations.
You get an adjustable 9-inch personal LCD TV that offers a variety of in-flight entertainment. The digital onboard entertainment system provides the whole cabin with in-flight video-on-demand service which includes more than 1200 program options with more than 600 hours of entertainment with a capacity of 1000 GB.
No, animals apart from guide dogs are not allowed in the cabin.
Yes, alcohol is served to passengers above 18 on board.
ICAO Code is CSN, Airline Code is 784, IATA Designator is CZ.
Any items more than 100 ml cannot be carried in the cabin and need to be checked in.