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UAE Etihad Airways, China Southern Airlines sign MoU

UAE’s Etihad Airways and China Southern Airlines are exploring deeper and broader cooperation opportunities, after they signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide passengers with an enhanced travel experience, Etihad Airways said on Thursday.

The MoU provides more chances for expanding the current codeshare cooperation and exploring extending global flight networks, providing passengers with a high quality travel experience, following Etihad’s move to Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX).

Arik De, Chief Revenue Officer at Etihad Airways, stated that “this MoU will serve as a platform for a stronger ongoing relationship between the two airlines,” adding “Etihad looks forward to working with China Southern Airlines to explore comprehensive and pragmatic ways in which the two carriers can work more closely together.”

By this step it will “drive greater value through our unique strengths at Beijing Daxing International Airport and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport, De declared.

“China Southern Airlines and Etihad have maintained a good partnership throughout the pandemic and will continue to deepen cooperation and explore more possibilities in the future,” said Zhang Dongsheng, Deputy Director General, Commercial Steering Committee of China Southern Airlines.

Dongsheng added that they are aim to deepen the relations with Etihad through working side by side, connecting business and procurement opportunities, and embracing the future in an innovative way

The MoU includes plans for mutual procurement opportunities in ground handling, cargo handling, bonded warehousing, catering, maintenance, and overhaul in Guangzhou, Beijing or Abu Dhabi.

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