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CSA's Airbus 380 Offers Private Suites & Designer Amenities

Recognized as the world’s most populous country, it is little wonder that the Chinese carrier, China Southern Airlines (CSA), operates the world’s largest jumbo jet—the Airbus 380. Based in Guangzhou and founded in 1988, the relatively young airline has made its name in superlatives: Asia’s largest airline (said to be on track to be world’s biggest), the continent’s first airline to fly the polar route and China’s first carrier to operate the A380.

With CSA’s fleet of 536 planes now carrying an annual 110 million passengers, it seems appropriate to sample one of its most exclusive and extensive offerings—the Los Angeles to Guangzhou route aboard the A380, a 15.5-hour, 10,000-mile journey.

Cynthia Dial

Cynthia Dial is an admitted travel writing addict, and shares that she pinches herself each time she steps onto the promenade deck of a cruise ship, boards a train or settles into a plane seat to go to work. She's taken a city tour of Melbourne, Australia, from the back of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle, hiked the Austrian Alps and learned to surf in Waikiki -- all for a good story. A special corres...(Read More)

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