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China's top airline returns to profit as domestic routes bloom

Chinese passenger counts rise in September for majors, but outlook still foggy

China Southern Airlines is faring well thanks to robust domestic travel demand.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- China Southern Airlines returned to profit in the third quarter, the largest mainland carrier said Friday evening.

While major aviation players globally suffer from a sharp drop in air travel demand as the coronavirus pandemic prompts border restrictions, Chinese carriers are moving toward a recovery led by the country's vast domestic market.

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