Airbus delivers the first A380 super jumbo to China Southern Airlines on 14 October 2011. Photo: AFP
Airbus delivers the first A380 super jumbo to China Southern Airlines on 14 October 2011. Photo: AFP

China’s largest carrier is back buying aircraft as Southern Airlines sells bonds to fund its order of Airbus’ narrow-body jets

  • China Southern Airlines is raising US$2.37 billion through convertible bonds to buy 11 planes and engines
  • China Southern will buy nine A321neo and two A319neo planes from Airbus, using them to augment the 24 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounded since 2019

Airbus delivers the first A380 super jumbo to China Southern Airlines on 14 October 2011. Photo: AFP
Airbus delivers the first A380 super jumbo to China Southern Airlines on 14 October 2011. Photo: AFP
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