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China Southern Airlines to Launch Direct Route to JFK
China Southern Airlines, which is the largest airline carrier in Asia, will commence its first direct route from Guangzhou to New York on August 6th, 2014.
These non-stop flights, offered 4 times weekly, will be operated with a new-generation four-class Boeing 777-300ER aircraft offering a total of 309 seats- 4 in First Class, 34 in Business Class, 44 in Premium Economy Class, and 227 in Economy Class. First Class features four luxurious suites, while Business Class cabins include 180-degree flat-bed seats. All cabins are equipped with the world’s most advanced TopSeries AVANT fourth-generation android touch screen entertainment system featuring audio and video-on-demand, games, 3D maps, books, iajed transit information, in-flight duty-free sales and other services. Other major highlights of this model include the high-end economy class design with additional leg room and curved beds and introduction of the Premium Economy Class. Among many other amenities, Premium Economy offers a 38” pitch, which is six inches more than the traditional Economy Class.
An agent seminar will be held in the evening from 5PM to 6PM, which is immediately followed by the Inaugural Guangzhou to New York Flight Gala Dinner. From 6:00PM to 8:30PM, the delegation from China, government officials, and others will enjoy a night of festivities in celebration of the second direct flight from the United States to Guangzhou, China.
About China Southern:
For more than 30 years, China Southern - www.csair.com- has been the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China and is headquartered at the ultra-modern Baiyun International Airport Guangzhou. China Southern operates a fleet of more than 550 aircraft and serves 193 cities in 30 countries and regions, forming an extensive network with Guangzhou and Beijing as its hubs.
China Southern is a proud member of SkyTeam and together with member airlines offers passengers a worldwide system of more than 19,000 daily flights spanning more than 1,000 destinations in 187 countries.