Tag: Chengdu Airlines

Chengdu Tianfu International Airport Opens To Flights
China’s Latest Mega-Airport is Now Open

Reading Time: < 1 minute China’s Chengdu Tianfu International Airport has officially started its operations. Its inaugural flight was operated by Sichuan Airlines, which took off at 11:10 a.m. on Sunday, bound for Beijing. Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, has become the third city to have two international airports, joining Shanghai and Beijing. Tianfu is the largest civil transport […]

COMAC Delivers Sixth ARJ21 Aircraft to Chengdu Airlines

Reading Time: < 1 minute Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (COMAC) delivered the sixth ARJ21 aircraft to Chengdu Airlines in Nantong, Jiangsu province on August 24th, 2018. ARJ21 aircraft took off from Nantong Xingdong International Airport on the same day, and arrived at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. The aircraft completed one delivery flight test in Nantong before flying to […]

COMAC To Get ARJ21 Production Certificate This Week

Reading Time: < 1 minute COMAC is close to securing the production certificate for its ARJ21 regional jet, sources say. The manufacturer has completed all necessary work and met the requirements. A final evaluation by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has also been completed. The Chinese manufacturer is scheduled to be awarded the production certificate in a ceremony […]

China’s First Modern Jetliner has Finally Entered Airline Service

Reading Time: < 1 minute After more than a decade of development, China’s first homegrown airliner has officially entered commercial service. The production Comac ARJ21-700 operated by Chengdu Airlines completed its first revenue flight on Tuesday. According to AP, the ARJ entered service with a two-hour flight from Chengdu to Shanghai’s Hongqiao International Airport. The ARJ21-700, from China’s government-owned aircraft […]