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I've flown both these airlines several times. Plain and simple, I will openly say that Cathay Pacific service has been consistently better. Also, having had friends go the Cathay pacific stewardess interviews, I can say they are pretty strict on who they hire for their attendants. Generally, I would rate China Southern as acceptable. However, Cathay I would ...


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There is, in fact, a direct flight from Melbourne to Guangzhou with China Southern Airlines. (They have two websites - the global one, which I've linked to, can accept payments from international credit cards while the Chinese one doesn't. Of course, you can book via third parties like Expedia et al too.) This seems to be the easiest option. If you want to ...


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http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/China_Southern/information.php depends whether you're on their Airbus or Boeing, but you can see their Economy Class pitch and seat width. http://www.seatguru.com/airlines/Cathay_Pacific_Airways/information.php Again depends on Airbus or Boeing, but personally I'd be excited about their economy class seats having power ...


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From what I understand of the laws is this: Visas are not required for aliens in immediate transit on connected international flights who hold passenger tickets and stay for no more than 24 hours in China entirely within airport boundaries. Anyone desiring to leave the airport temporarily must obtain permission from the frontier inspection office. If you ...


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From personal experience Cathay Pacific is much better than China Southern. Service is more polite, food looks much better (i never eat food on airplains so i cant say anything about it's taste) and seats are way better. Skytrax ratings: Cathay Pacific China Southern



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