China Southern launches Dubai service

China Southern Airlines inaugurates flight from Guangzhou to Dubai, the United Arab of Emirates, today at Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport. Attending at the ceremony were the top management from the Guangdong Provincial Government and the local aviation sectors.

China Southern Airlines will operate this Guangzhou/Dubai service three times a week, using its wide-body jet Boeing 777B with a one-way flight time of nine hours. Outbound flight CZ383 departs Guangzhou at 20:10 (local), every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday, arriving in Dubai at 01:10 a.m. (local), the next day. The return flight from Dubai CZ384 departs at 02:50 (local) every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday and arrives in Guangzhou at 14:50.

This is the carrier’s second Guangzhou-outbound International flight launched this year and adds to its new Guangzhou-Kathmandu service that opened last February 5.

China Southern Airlines is pleased to announce the opening of eight new International round-trip routes from Guangzhou:

  Guangzhou - Yangon             July 9, 2007
  Guangzhou - Phuket             July 10, 2007
  Guangzhou - Siem Reap           July 11, 2007
  Guangzhou - Vientiane           July 12, 2007
  Guangzhou - New Delhi           September 9, 2007
  Guangzhou - Sendai             October 28, 2007
  Guangzhou - Sapporo           October 28, 2007
  Guangzhou - Luanda             Application in process
As these new routes are launched, International outbound routes from Guangzhou will nearly double from the current 18 to 26. Weekly International frequencies will spike from the current 136 to 182 flights - an increase of more than 30%.


By the close of 2007, China Southern Airlines will form an ever-more extensive International network with Guangzhou as its central hub, extensively linking the whole China and covering the whole Asia, with convenient connections to some major cities and regions in Africa, Australia, Europe and The United States, including Amsterdam, Lagos, Los Angeles, Paris and Sydney.

In addition, China Southern Airlines has 173 world-wide cooperation partners, offering customers convenient connections to any major city in the world.

From March 28 to April 16, China Southern Airlines offers promoted air fares on Guangzhou - Dubai, with one way fares priced at RMB2,250 Yuan and a round trip for RMB4,000 Yuan for Economy Class.

Passengers connected in Dubai via Guangzhou can easily reach multiple destinations in Africa including Abuja, Arak, Harcourt Port, Johannesburg, Kano and Lagos.