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.
The second largest city of Australia, Melbourne is situated at the Port of Phillip Bay. Named as the cultural capital of the country, the city is world renowned for its Victorian architecture, artistic museums, galleries, parks and theatres. One more reason for tourist to visit the beautiful city is the sporting spirit of the city. The city is divided into districts named, Central Melbourne, Metropolitan Melbourne and some inner city suburbs. The climate of the city experiences four seasons, and the visitors are advised to visit the place in the autumn and spring weather, when the climate is relatively more pleasant. Being the cultural capital of the country, Melbourne follows certain mannerisms, when it comes to follow the culture. The art galleries, film festivals, orchestras, opera productions, live music, delicious food and wine, and not to forget the strict dress code followed by some of the clubs in the city, where collars and dress shoes are a pass to enter those premises. Among the many notable things of the city, there are festivals, like, Melbourne International Film Festival, the International Art Festival, and the Melbourne Comedy Festival, which stands for its identity as the culturally dipped city, the love of sports can be easily seen among all the localities and football being treated more than just a sport, is widely played and followed by the residents.
You can get to the city taking a flight to the Melbourne Airport or Avalon Airport. Tourists can also travel to the city by train, car, buses and by ship too. The place bequeaths you with fantastic options to buy and splurge your riches. To buy exquisite souvenirs for your friends, you can visit the famous Victoria market. The tourists can enjoy cuisines from all across the globe here at Melbourne at reasonable prices. One can also roam around at the outskirts of the captivating city, if left with some spare time.
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