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.
Guangzhou is also known as Canton. It is a thriving metropolis city full of vigour. Being a capital city of Guangdong Province, it is situated along the south coastline of China. Guangzhou is an excellent port on the Pearl River traversable to the South China Sea. With quick convenience to Hong Kong and Macau, the city serves as the major political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural centre in Guangdong area. Guangzhou is a quite special metropolis city in China which is moreover influenced by the neighbouring Hong Kong. Its flashy neon lights make the entire city beautiful and attractive tourist destinations that impress all the visitors with its spirit, sheer size and high buildings.
Surrounded by the untouched old residences, ancient temples and lush green gardens nesting in the chaotic city centre that magnetize a large number of tourists from all over the world. If you are planning to visit the city then just don't forget to try its delectable Cantonese cuisine. You must explore some of its major attractions such as Temple of the Six Banyan Trees, Bright Filial Piety Temple, Chen Family Temple, Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Southern Yue King Mausoleum Museum, Chimelong International Circus, Guangzhou Xiangjiang Safari Park, Chimelong Water Park, Yuexiu Park, South China Botanical Garden, Kaiping Diaolou and Villages and many others. Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport is a major and the most important hub in whole Southern China. The airport is the main base for China Southern Airlines which operates many of the domestic flights including Beijing, Changchun, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Daxian, Guiyang, Guilin, Hangzhou, Harbin, Haikou, Hefei, Hohhot, Jinan and so on. Chinese New Year/Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-autumn Festival, Tomb Sweeping Day and others are some famous festivals of Guangzhou.
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Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou, China
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