China Southern to buy six 777Fs

China Southern Airlines (CZ) announced this week that it has reached an agreement with Boeing to purchase six B777 freighters valued at US$1.58 billion based on list prices. China Southern said the six freighters will be delivered between 2013 and 2015 and “will facilitate the optimisation of the structure of the group’s cargo business, freighter […]


777F Boeing China Southern Airlines CZ purchase


China Southern Airlines (CZ) announced this week that it has reached an agreement with Boeing to purchase six B777 freighters valued at US$1.58 billion based on list prices. China Southern said the six freighters will be delivered between 2013 and 2015 and “will facilitate the optimisation of the structure of the group’s cargo business, freighter fleet and cargo traffic capacity.” The substantial maindeck capacity addition will enable Guangzhou-based CZ to boost its cargo capacity 8.4 per cent, it said.