Tag: China

Cathay Pacific Cuts Multiple Flights Amid Weak Results and Demand

Reading Time: 1 minute Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, has announced that it is cutting a number of flights due to extremely difficult month of August. The airline together with its Cathay Dragon unit carried 2.9 million passengers in August, which is down 11% from a year earlier. Overall traffic to Hong Kong in August was […]

Russia and China on Final Approach for a Major CR929 Milestone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russia and China are on final approach for a major milestone in their ambitious joint widebody passenger airliner program dubbed the CR929, by deciding on the location and the registration of an engineering centre for the project. Apparently Russia’s United Aircraft Corporation has succeeded in convincing its Chinese partner COMAC that the research and development […]

Asia Pacific in Great Need for Commercial Airline Personnel

Reading Time: 1 minute Over the third of projected global demand for commercial aviation personnel, to be more precise, 816,000 new commercial aviation employees, would be greatly needed in the Asia Pacific region over the 20 years period, Boeing reports. In terms of pilots, Boeing forecasts that in the upcoming two decades the region will see the demand for […]

Boeing in Discussions with Chinese 737 MAX Customers

Reading Time: 1 minute In order not to lose its Chinese customers, Boeing is holding another series of discussions on the Boeing 737 MAX issues. The aircraft manufacturer expects to gather for talks with the representatives from such airlines as China Southern, Air China, China Eastern, Xiamen Airlines and Hainan Airlines. Since April 2019 this is the second round […]

Avia Solutions Group and HNCA Signs $60M (€53M) Worth Contract

Reading Time: 2 minutes Avia Solutions Group, a global aviation aviation-servicing holding and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) signed a Joint Venture agreement, which marks the start of establishment of new entity BAA Training China. Being a part of Avia Solutions Group, BAA Training together with HNCA will operate a commercial aircraft aviation-training center in Zhengzhou […]

COMAC Readies to Enter Market with C919: Accelerates Flight Tests

Reading Time: 2 minutes China is further progressing with the development of its own passenger aircraft – COMAC C919. Publicly introduced in 2017 after the completion of its maiden flight, the program is currently running tests on four prototypes which will be joined by two more this year. Recently, the fourth prototype, 104, has successfully joined the company of […]

Air China Order for 20 Airbus A350s. Result of US-China Trade Dispute?

Reading Time: 1 minute Air China, the flag carrier and one of the major airlines of the People’s Republic of China, has recently announced about the order for 20 Airbus A350-900. In addition to 10 A350-900s already on the order book of Airbus. The estimated value of the purchase is $6,537 million, according to basic market price. The deliveries […]

EC Signs Landmark Aviation Agreement with China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Intended to generate growth for European business, foster innovation and enable passengers to profit from safer, cleaner and cheaper flights, in a follow-up to the April 9 EU-China summit the European Commission signed an agreement on civil aviation safety and also a horizontal aviation agreement aimed at strengthening aviation cooperation on Monday May 20. The […]

China’s Airbus H135 Final Assembly Line Starts Operations

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus Helicopters has expanded its industrial footprint and partnership with China with the opening of the H135 final assembly line in Qingdao. The factory is the first helicopter FAL built by a foreign manufacturer in China, as well as the first H135 FAL outside of Europe. The opening of this FAL follows a cooperation agreement […]

Boeing 737 MAX: from Suspensions to Compensations

Reading Time: 3 minutes Severe turbulence has hit Boeing 737 MAX. Recent Ethiopian Airlines fatal crash with 157 fatalities. Links with Lion Air deadly accident which took the lives of 189. Boeing MAX program is back in the spotlight.  For the past two weeks Boeing has been dominating the world. And not in the greatest light. Gradual suspension of […]