China Southern Airline Company headquartered at Baiyun District, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China, was established on 1 July 1988. It is merged with various domestic airlines and is the fourth-largest airline in the world in domestic passenger traffic and the sixth-largest in scheduled domestic passenger-kilometers flown. It is assumed to be the sixth largest airline in terms of number of passengers carried and according to size of fleet; it is largest airline in Asia. From its main hub the airline flies to 171 destinations using a fleet of more than 400 aircraft. Since it is merged with various domestic airlines companies, it is among one of China's "Big Three" airlines (alongside Air China and China Eastern Airlines). In year 2010 the number of passengers carried by its domestic and international flights was about 76.5 million. The load factor in year 2010 was 79.2% and a net profit of CNY5.8 billion ($883 million) in 2010 was reported.
Located in lush Chao Phraya River delta in Thailand's verdant central plains, Bangkok is the capital city and the most populous area of Thailand. Owing to its lushness and greenery, like other parts of Thailand, Bangkok too has a tropical wet and dry climate. Apart from having beautiful landscape, the city has its own fair share of skyscrapers, giving it soaring urbanisation and sprouting prosperity. Since the land poses as the main gateway to Thailand, Bangkok is visited by a large number of international tourists making it one of the world's top tourist destination cities. Cultural treasure trove, shopping spree sources and tourists metropolis- Bangkok has it all. It is one of the most compelling and alluring Asian cosmopolitan cities. Shining magnanimous palaces, markets swarming with people from all over the world, giant temples throbbing with multi-diverse culture, hotels and restaurants of all breeds, price and amenities and a certain streak of pulsating life is all Bangkok has in store for tourists. The city has got something for every visitor.
Grand Palace and Buddhist temples, like Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun are Bangkok's most famous sights. Influence of Hinduism in Thai culture can be viewed in the Giant Swing and Erawan Shrine. Where the city's architecture is concerned, the bewitching wonders can be found in Vimanmek Mansion in Dusit Palace and Jim Thompson House. Bangkok National Museum and the Royal Barge National Museum are two museums where the abundance of art, history and other cultural elements can be spotted. Beside the grand cruises and boat trips on Chao Phraya and Thonburi's canals can give you the panoramic sights of city's architecture and water-side life.
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