Tag: China Airlines

China Airlines Orders Six Boeing 777 Freighters

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Airlines, the national carrier of Taiwan, has finalized a $2.1 billion order (according to list prices) for Boeing 777 Freighter aircraft to modernize the current fleet of 18 Boeing 747-400 cargo planes. According to the statement, the airline plans to transit from one type to another seeking greater capacity and better range for its […]

China Airlines Boeing 737 Bursts Both Left Main Tyres on Landing

Reading Time: < 1 minute A China Airlines Boeing 737-800, performing flight from Manila (Philippines) to Kaohsiung (Taiwan) with 98 people on board, bursts both left main tyres on landing. Aircraft landed on Kaohsiung’s runway 09 but burst both left hand main tyres on roll out. The aircraft became disabled about 2100 meters/6890 feet past the runway threshold. The passengers disembarked […]

China Airlines Takes Delivery of A350 XWB Powered with Biofuel Mix

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Airlines of Taiwan has become the second airline to join a programme to use a blend of traditional and sustainable biofuels to power aircraft for delivery flights from Airbus. The aircraft involved is the tenth A350-900 for China Airlines, which left the manufacturer’s delivery centre in Toulouse for its new home in Taipei with […]

Airbus Delivers Its 100th A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute When China Airlines received its seventh A350 XWB, the carrier took possession of the 100th jetliner delivered from this newest family in Airbus’ industry-leading widebody product line. The milestone aircraft is an A350-900 version, joining China Airlines’ growing A350 XWB fleet – adding to the line-up of widebody A330s and A340s flown by the long-time […]

China Airlines Launches First A350 XWB Flights To The US

Reading Time: < 1 minute Taipei-based China Airlines launched its first Airbus A350 XWB route to the US May 14, from Taipei Taoyuan International Airport to San Francisco, California. The 2X-weekly service will be increased to 4X-weekly from June 28, supplementing the existing daily Taipei-San Francisco flights to 11X-weekly services. The Taiwanese SkyTeam member has 14 A350-900s on order with […]

China Airlines Becomes New Operator of the A350 XWB

Reading Time: < 1 minute China Airlines (CAL) has taken delivery of its first A350-900, becoming the ninth airline to operate the world’s newest and most efficient twin engine widebody airliner. CAL’s A350-900 is configured with a premium three class layout with a total of 306 seats, comprising 32 in Premium Business class, convertible to fully lie-flat beds, 31 in […]

Lufthansa Technik’s TCS Support for China Airlines’ New Airbus A350

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lufthansa Technik and Taiwan based airline China Airlines have comprehensively expanded their partnership by entering into a new long term agreement for Total Component Support (TCS®) for China Airlines Airbus A350 fleet. According to the contract, the Hamburg/Germany-based maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider is now responsible for the component supply of the airline’s Airbus […]

Boeing, China Airlines Celebrate Delivery of First Co-Branded 777

Reading Time: 2 minutes Boeing  and China Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the world’s first co-branded 777 during a ceremony in Everett, marking the carrier’s 10th 777-300ER (Extended Range). “We are delighted to celebrate 100 years of Boeing by working together with Boeing to accomplish the first co-branded livery 777-300ER,” said Steve Chang, Vice President of Corporate Planning, […]

A new non-destructive testing tool takes off with the Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 2 minutes An easy-to-use testing tool for inspecting the composite airframe of Airbus’ popular A350 XWB jetliner has become a commercial success itself, with key airline customers ordering the device to support their daily operations. Named the Line Tool, this ultrasound system is used to inspect an A350 in the event of impact shocks. These can occur […]