Saturday, January 16, 2016

China Southern to start Toronto

China Southern Airlines based out of Guangzhou has confirmed that it has applied to launch new nonstop services to YYZ-Toronto, Canada out of its hub base airport effective August 2016.

CZ's planned schedule is as follows:

Days: 1/3/5/7

CZ 311 Dep CAN 1430 Arr YYZ 1725
CZ 312 Dep YYZ 0130 Arr CAN 0530+1

All flights are to be operated using a Boeing 777-300ER which seats 309 pax in a 4 class layout i.e. 4F + 34J + 44PE + 227Y. Point to point demand between YYZ and CAN (Guangzhou) over the past year was 31,000 passengers but the main focus of CZ's service will be trying to poach away transfer traffic bound to mainland China via CAN + HKG/BKK/Vietnam. 

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