China Southern Takes Delivery of 10th Boeing 777

22nd Mar 2004

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its 10th 777 aircraft from Boeing. Today’s delivery marks the 6th long-range 777-IGW aircraft in the China Southern fleet and will be primarily used on China Southern’s non-stop transpacific service between Los Angeles and Guangzhou. China Southern will be expanding its LAX-Sino 777 service to five times weekly starting March 28 and will be departing Los Angeles’ Terminal 5 every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. China Southern Airlines is offering this service with its code-share partner Delta Air Lines.

China Southern’s brand-new, long-range 777 aircraft offers 24 upgraded Premium Business, 53 Premium Economy seats (both made by Weber) and 207 Economy seats (made by Sicma).

China Southern’s Premium Business Class seat pitch has been upgraded from the current 60” to 70” and boasts brand-new 10.4” crystal video monitors in a 2-2-2 seating configuration. Laptop power is now available in Premium Business for 110V (only) and is located in the seat arms. China Southern’s Premium Business Class also features:

The Sky Pearl Club - China Southern’s Frequent Flyer Program

Access to Delta Sky Room First Class lounge at Los Angeles International Airport Terminal 5 as well as similar Executive Lounges at worldwide China Southern Airlines airport locations.


Dedicated check-in counters as well as Priority Embarkation and Disembarkation.

Welcome drink on-board.

Complimentary international newspapers, beverages, amenity kit and hot towels.

International and Cantonese cuisine served on white linen and fine china with engraved cutlery complemented by fine wines and liqueurs.

On board telephone/facsimile facilities.

In-flight shopping from a wide selection of duty free and famous brand goods.

Up to 50% discount on domestic travel within China when booked in conjunction with international China Southern Airlines services.

A full line-up of major Hollywood movies, BBC and Discovery TV specials as well as MTV-style programming and classic Chinese films and MGM cartoons in all classes of service.

With a 2-3-2 configuration, China Southern’s Premium Economy seats offer the same amenities as Premium Business Class service with a 40” pitch and a nine-inch crystal video monitor.

China Southern’s Economy seating is in a 3-4-3 configuration with nine-inch personal crystal video monitors built into the back of each seat.


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