China Southern launches LAX-Tianjin main deck

China Southern Airlines has launched a new B777F freighter service between Los Angeles International Airport and Tianjin, China.


China Southern launches LAX-Tianjin main deck


China Southern Airlines has launched a new B777F freighter service between Los Angeles International Airport and Tianjin, China.

The 13-hour direct service marks the only dedicated cargo route linking Tianjin and North America. China Southern Cargo, a member of SkyTeam Cargo, will also launch Los Angeles- Tianjin-Shanghai cargo service, starting 5 September.

Guangzhou-based China Southern can now offer 135 tonnes of cargo capacity from Los Angeles to Tianjin per week. Approximately 200 tonnes of online shopping is being moved between the US and Tianjin each month and 85 per cent of online shipping is being moved through Los Angeles to Tianjin. With the addition of cargo service to Shanghai and belly cargo on China Southern’s daily A380 commercial flights, commercial clients now have abundant options to move freight to each of these important business markets as the two new routes will be connected with China Southern’s domestic network through the carrier’s twin hubs in Guangzhou and Shanghai.

Additionally commercial cargo from Tianjin, North China and Northeast China can be rapidly transported to cities throughout Europe, North America, Japan and Australia via China Southern Airlines’ exclusive Canton Routes service via Guangzhou. China Southern Airlines Cargo can also be transported to more than 200 cities in Europe and North America by a combined international truck and air networks. After arriving in Tianjin, cargo can be transported via ground, same day, to 24 cities in China, including Beijing, Shenyang, Qingdao, Zhengzhou, Xi’an and Urumqi.