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Boeing Anticipates Boeing 737 MAX Recertification in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute Boeing 737 MAX is currently approved in over 175 countries globally, with China still being an exception. However, even there, Boeing sees a pathway back to recertification. Here is what CEO Dave Calhoun said about recertification on Boeing’s second-quarter earnings call: “We continue to work with global regulators and still anticipate that the remaining regulatory […]

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 […]

ATR Aims to Validate Its Aircraft Type Certification in China

Reading Time: < 1 minute ATR is making efforts to clear way for its aircraft to enter China. The France-based planemaker has announced about the progress of the certification process of the ATR 42-500 with modification 5948, also known as the ATR 42-600, in China. A three-hour certification flight test took off and landed in Toulouse in the beginning of […]

Delta to Become First US Carrier to Re-Start Services to China

Reading Time: < 1 minute After a period of temporary suspensions, US is about to reinstate air connection with China. On 25 June, Delta will re-launch its service between Seattle and Shanghai-Pudong via Seoul-Incheon, operating twice per week. From July and beyond, it will operate once-weekly flights from Seattle and Detroit, also via Incheon. Since the introduction of travel limitations […]

BAA Training and HNCA Opens Aviation Training Centre in China

Reading Time: 3 minutes The opening ceremony held on 14 June, 2020, marked the beginning of the activity of BAA Training China – a modern six full flight simulators‘ (FFS) aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture (JV) agreement between Avia Solutions Group PLC (ASG), a global multi-service aviation holding, and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), […]

China Offers Airlines Financial Support amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Reading Time: 2 minutes On March 4, 2020, China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAV) jointly issued a notice on offering financial support to airlines amid COVID-19 outbreak. As per the notice, direct cash incentives will be poured into supporting domestic and foreign carriers which operate international flights to/from China, in an effort […]

Cathay Pacific Urges Employees to Take Unpaid Leave

Reading Time: < 1 minute Due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus, Cathay Pacific, the flag carrier of Hong Kong, has asked all of its 27,000 employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave between March and June, South China Morning Post reports. The decision to ask the staff to voluntarily take ‘special leave’ came as a result of […]

Airbus Takes Another Key Step to Strengthen Its Presence in China

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airbus has announced that it is strengthening its cooperation and presence in China. With the aim to increase the number and type of aircraft produced in this country, the aircraft manufacturer and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Therefore, one of the main objectives focuses on the increase of the A320 and A330 family […]

BAA Training China: 40,000 Flight Training Hours Per Year

Reading Time: 2 minutes On the 25th of October ceremony of ground breaking marked the beginning of BAA Training China construction – a modern six full flight simulator aviation training centre. Following the Joint Venture agreement between Avia Solutions Group and Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA) signed in July, 2019, the companies are moving to the […]

Official: Beijing Daxing Airport Finally Opens Its Gates and Runways

Reading Time: 2 minutes After 45 months of construction, Beijing Daxing International Airport has finally opened its doors to the flying public. The first inaugural flight of the China Southern Airbus A380 has already taken off from the new hub already nicknamed ‘starfish’ (because of its design). The airport, the construction costs of which reached nearly $17.47 billion, is […]