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Honeywell Selected by China's 9 Air to Provide Advanced Aircraft Technology and Enhance Passenger Experience

Honeywell International Inc. has been selected by 9 Air, the Guangzhou based airline, to equip its 20 Boeing B737 aircraft with full avionics suites, increasing safety, efficiency and passenger comfort for its most traveled routes. As a new entrant low cost airline operating since the January of 2015, 9 Air selected Honeywell's technologies for the company's proven ability to deliver...

Freighters to be auctioned off

Former freighter carrier Jade Cargo International will auction off three Boeing 747-400 Freighters on 26 October, according to reports in China. The World Civil Aviation Resource Net says this follows an announcement by the Shenzhen Jiajintai Auction on 9 September. Jade Cargo will reportedly start the bidding at 1.32 billion yuan ($207 million) for the three 747-400Fs. The...

YTO Express Airlines Takes Off in Hangzhou, China

China's YTO Express Airlines Co., Ltd. (YG), a new all-freighter carrier set up in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province by Shanghai YTO Express Investment (Group) Co., Ltd. (YTO Express Group), has officially commenced air cargo operations, with a white Boeing 737-300 freighter taking off from Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) at 11:30 p.m. on September 26. The start-up ca...

Tianjin Airport to Add Off-Site Check-in Stations

Tianjin airport will build another six off-site departure stations by the end of this year in Tianjin, Beijing and Hebei province, as well as one in Dezhou, Shandong province, a city included in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei integration blueprint, local authorities said. New stations in Hebei will be built in Tangshan and Qinhuangdao. The new facilities will increase the total number o...

CAAC: 2.55 Million People Travel by Air During Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday

Chinese airlines carried up to 2.55 million passengers during the two-day Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday from September 26-27, according to preliminary statistics released by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) on September 28. Specifically, about 20,000 flights were operated during the holiday, transporting 1.33 million passengers on September 26 and 1.22 passenger...

Airlines Cancel Flights to Taiwan Due to Typhoon Dujuan

Hundreds of flights to and from Taiwan have been affected due to the approach of Typhoon Dujuan on Monday. Xiamen Airlines (MF) announced it has cancelled all flights to and from Taiwan on Monday affected by super Typhoon Dujuan, which landed in Taiwan early this morning. The involved flights are MF881, MF882, MF883, MF884, MF887, MF888, MF879 and MF880, between Fuzhou, Xiamen and Tai...

China on Orange Alert for Super Typhoon Dujuan

The National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Sunday issued an orange alert for the approaching super typhoon Dujuan, which is expected to batter China's southeastern regions. Dujuan will land in coastal province of Fujian on Tuesday morning after sweeping across Taiwan, bringing gales, torrential rain and high waves to these regions, the NMC forecasted. China Southern, the country's l...

Ameco Completed 2nd A330 Landing Gear Repair

Ameco completed A330 landing gear troubleshooting for one Chinese domestic customer at the end of this August. It's the 2nd time to do such a work since Ameco got related authorization from FAA, CAAC and EASA last year. As the first MRO provider in China to perform A330 landing gear overhaul capability, Ameco also services A320/321 and Boeing 737NG/747.

Beijing Capital Airport Expects 1.76 Million Passengers in National Day Holiday

Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) said it is expected to serve 1.76 million people during the upcoming week-long National Day Holiday, or "Golden Week", from Oct. 1-7. The airport projects that it will handle on average 251,000 people per day during the week-long holiday. During the "Golden Week", PEK is expected to serve up to 11,400 takeoffs and land...

Beijing Issues Bond to Finance New Airport

Lawmakers in Chinese capital Beijing approved Friday government plan to issue additional bonds worth 6.7 billion yuan (US$1 billion) to finance the building of the new airport. Around 4 billion yuan of the bonds will be used to support land expropriation and housing demolition in the project, Li Yingjin, head of the municipal finance bureau, said in a report to the municipal people's c...

Wang Zhiqing Meets with Director of Laos Civil Aviation Department

Wang Zhiqing, Deputy Chief of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) met with Yakua Lorpangkao, Director General of Laos' Civil Aviation Department in Beijing on Friday. During the meeting, the two parties exchanged in-depth views on strengthening exchanges and cooperation in the field of civil aviation between Laos and China.

China Eastern Starts Scheduled Flights to Auckland, New Zealand

At 0:50 a.m. on September 26, an Airbus A330-200 of China Eastern Airlines (MU) took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and headed toward Auckland, New Zealand, marking the airline officially commenced its third scheduled Oceanian service. The inaugural flight MU779 arrived at at Auckland Airport (AKL) at 4:30 p.m. local time, which was welcomed by a water...