GUANGZHOU, China - August 3, 2009- China Southern Airlines, (NYSE:ZNH) (HKSE: 1055) (SHA: 600029) - www.csair.com/global - the newest member of SkyTeam and the largest airline in The People's Republic of China is now offering mobile phone check-in service for all domestic, nonstop flights originated from Baiyun International Airport, Guangzhou.
Customers may log onto China Southern Airline’s Chinese website at www.csair.com after 2:00 p.m. the day before their departure and 50 minutes before departure; find the ‘online check-in procedure’; enter the required information; select a seat or allow the computer to select the seat; then click ‘print the electronic boarding pass’ and input the mobile phone number.
Electronic documents will be instantly transmitted to the passenger’s mobile phone.
Alternatively, customers without Internet access can simply send “?” to 95539 and download the barcode according to system requirements.
Passengers without baggage to check in can proceed directly to the airport security screening area. Passengers with baggage to check should proceed as usual to baggage drop off points prior to security screening.
From 6:00 am to 9:00 pm, China Southern ground service staff will be offering assistance to passengers using the new mobile phone check-in system at the security screening area.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has mandated a move to 100% bar coded boarding passes by the end of 2010.
About China Southern Airlines
The newest member of SkyTeam – www.skyteam.com – and the largest airline in The People’s Republic of China for the past 30 years, China Southern Airlines - www.csair.com/global - connects more than 80 cities around the globe. Major business and vacation destinations served in China include: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Guilin, Hong Kong, Kunming, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Wuhan and as well as International service, including: Amsterdam, Bangkok, Fukuoka, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Islamabad, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Lagos, Los Angeles, Manila, Melbourne, Moscow, Osaka, Paris, Penang, Phnom Penh, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney and Tokyo.
For China Southern Airlines reservations and information, please contact your local travel agent.