Jun. 5, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China Southern Airlines Co<600029
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The air carrier said in a statement filed with the Shanghai Stock Exchange
that it is also planning to issue new shares to its parent company through a private placement.
Both A shares and H shares has been suspended from trading from Tuesday.
China Southern Airlines earlier posted RMB 319-million net profit attributable to shareholders for the first quarter of this year, reflecting a YoY plunge of 74.2% from RMB 1.24 billion, China Knowledge reported earlier