China Southern full loads

Old Jul 25, 20, 4:00 am
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China Southern full loads

Be warned. I just flew China Southern CAN-AMS A380 and the flight was full.. no social distancing for 11hrs !!
Apparently according to an FA it was also going to be full on the return leg.
Not only that but the prices have been jacked up USD 1650 one way Shanghai to Heathrow
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Old Jul 28, 20, 3:17 am
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all the flights in and out of china are ridiculous at the moment because of the 5-1 policy... and of course they are going to be full load because there's a huge supply shortage of seats.
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Old Jul 30, 20, 11:50 am
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What is 5-1 policy and why load factor has to be increased?
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Old Jul 31, 20, 3:20 am
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Originally Posted by thumbsup7 View Post
What is 5-1 policy and why load factor has to be increased?
Yeah I wonder what is the 5-1 policy. Load factor increase is probably due to lesser flights?
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Old Jul 31, 20, 4:16 am
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The 5-1 policy is 1 airline, 1 country, 1 route, 1 flight and 1 week.
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Old Jul 31, 20, 5:59 pm
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Originally Posted by oakb View Post
Be warned. I just flew China Southern CAN-AMS A380 and the flight was full.. no social distancing for 11hrs !!
Apparently according to an FA it was also going to be full on the return leg.
Not only that but the prices have been jacked up USD 1650 one way Shanghai to Heathrow
Try pricing out the reverse direction if you want to see some seriously high prices. As others have noted, demand significantly exceeds supply, and flights often sell out within an hour of being loaded into the system. Assuming you live in China, I'm surprised that you are surprised by this.
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Old Aug 2, 20, 10:37 pm
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I thought the CAAC mandates only 70% loading on flights to China.
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Old Aug 3, 20, 12:39 am
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Originally Posted by travelinmanS View Post
I thought the CAAC mandates only 70% loading on flights to China.
Yes, when you read it carefully it does specifically say flights "to China will be limited to 75%" and not "from China". Perhaps 75% only applies in one direction?

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Old Aug 20, 20, 6:19 am
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Hello members FT

Any members can share info on China Southern Unlimited Pass?
All you can Fly for usd500 launched July 27th 2020

Need Link to purchase

Regards
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Old Aug 20, 20, 6:36 am
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Originally Posted by HannsenBos3 View Post
Hello members FT

Any members can share info on China Southern Unlimited Pass?
All you can Fly for usd500 launched July 27th 2020

Need Link to purchase

Regards
I looked into it, but the China Eastern pass was a better deal while it was on offer, and China Southern is sub optimal for those of us in Shanghai.
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Old Aug 20, 20, 6:58 am
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Originally Posted by moondog View Post
I looked into it, but the China Eastern pass was a better deal while it was on offer, and China Southern is sub optimal for those of us in Shanghai.
You have Link to purchase China Easter?
And is still on sale?
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Old Aug 20, 20, 7:04 am
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You have Link to purchase China Easter?
And is still on sale?
I think that offer expired about 2 weeks ago.
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