China Southern buys 100th Airbus jet

China Southern Airlines has taken delivery of its 100th Airbus aircraft.“The arrival of China Southern’s 100th Airbus aircraft - a brand new Airbus A320 - symbolizes the long-term cooperation between our two companies as it enters a new era,” said Mr. Liu Shao Yong, Chairman, China Southern Airlines.

Operating 292 modern jet aircraft, China Southern is the largest operator of the A320 in China ... also offering customers four A330 aircraft with flat-bed, mini-pod Premium Business Class seating.

The airline also operates the A319, A321 and A300 aircraft.

Future deliveries to China Southern include the Airbus A380, marking the fi rst airline in China to operate the superjumbo aircraft.