GUANGZHOU -- Riding a 50% increase in passengers from the U.S. to
China in its PremiumEconomy class, China Southern heads into summer
with a flurry of new promotions.
The airline signed an agreement with Shangri-La Hotels and
Resorts and Traders Hotels that will enable members of China
Southern's Sky Pearl Club frequent flyer program to receive up to
40% discounts at all Shangri-La and Traders properties through Aug.
In addition, the hotel companies are giving double miles to Sky
Pearl Club members who stay at the hotels.
Meanwhile, China Southern also launched its Sunshine Youth Club,
a frequent flyer program for children. Members are eligible to
enter writing and drawing contests, a scholarship lottery,
aeronautic educational programs and receive a schoolbag full of
China Southern also expanded the frequency of its nonstop
service between Baiyun Airport in Guangzhou and Ho Chi Minh City,
A new daily flight departs at 8:20 a.m. The service operates on
a code-share basis with Vietnam Airlines. Those additional flights
bring China Southern's schedule of weekly flights to 12.