Next year is looking determined for China Southern Airlines, the company’s president told CNBC on Wednesday.
Stand up for on the sidelines of the Fortune Global forum in Guangzhou, China, Tan Wan Geng, the president of China Southern Airlines, looked winning to the coming year.
“The common view is our industry is entering a profitable succession, so we are quite happy for China Southern. We have the very largest agile [of any Asian airline] and we are confident about the future,” he said.
Oil prices, a critical cost for airlines, are “stable” for now, Tan said. Looking forward, he said, the circle expects crude prices to remain relatively stable.
Tan highlighted his coterie’s interest in Europe, especially given the positive economic situation there: “Beneficial now the information, the message, is the whole Europe economy is recovering. We like to learn that, and we expect that market to recover.”