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Air cargo between China, US increase despite tensions

Air cargo between China and the US has entered into a fast track as major carriers in China recently announced regular cargo routes between the two top economies despite rising tensions.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/29 21:23:40

Chinese air regulator opens 'green channel' for chartered flights serving eight countries

China's civil aviation authority is allowing domestic and foreign passenger airlines to apply for “green channels” for chartered flights to the mainland airports, which means airlines may no longer be restricted by the so-called “Five-One” policy.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/27 12:58:40

Chinese aviation regulator approves US June flight and charter plan: insider

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has approved the flight and charter plan for US airlines to China in June, the Global Times has learned.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/22 21:54:15

Air France axes Airbus A380; Emirates seen cutting deliveries

The world's largest airliner, the Airbus A380, took a step closer to the aviation archives on Wednesday as Air France said it would permanently axe its grounded fleet and sources said Emirates was in talks to reduce remaining deliveries.
Source: Reuters | 2020/5/21 18:48:41

Chinese airlines venture into livestreaming

Aviation has now entered the realm of livestreaming, with more carriers venturing into the sector in a bid to further promote sales.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/21 18:38:42

Cathay Pacific Group on the brink of bankruptcy: analyst

The Cathay Pacific Group appears to be on the brink of collapse, say experts, as its latest fiscal data show that the company lost billions of dollars in just the first four months of this year, amid travel restrictions and quarantine requirements.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/15 17:23:40

Embraer, Brazil airlines hire advisers to discuss government support: sources

At least two Brazilian airlines and planemaker Embraer SA have hired investment banks to help with talks with state development bank BNDES for government support, sources with knowledge of the matter said.
Source: Reuters | 2020/5/7 17:08:40

Further routes and frequencies announced as countries begin to lift travel bans

More overseas airlines are planning to resume international flights to China as blockade measures and travel bans imposed by some countries and regions are gradually coming to an end.
Source: Global Times | 2020/5/7 17:03:41

Chinese airline industry hit hard in Q1

The Chinese aviation industry has suffered big losses with data from major domestic carriers and airports showing that their profits have declined dramatically during the epidemic outbreak, and those losses will not be recovered in the short term.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/29 23:54:04

China Southern Airlines unveils operational base at new Daxing Airport

China Southern Airlines on Wednesday unveiled its new base at the Beijing Daxing International Airport, shifting its Beijing operational center from the Beijing Capital International Airport.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/29 18:23:40

China Eastern switches more of aircraft fleet to Daxing

The latest switch of flights to Beijing's new giant airport has begun, as a Mu2467 from China Eastern Airlines took off from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Xi'an, Northeast China's Shaanxi Province Sunday morning.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/26 16:08:40

Spring approaches for China's cargo transport industry

The pandemic has presented a hard blow to global passenger transport but has become an opportunity for cargo transport, as the Chinese government has vowed to support cargo traffic in various ways.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/23 18:24:32

Chinese aviation recovering with April passenger numbers back to a third of pre-pandemic levels

The Chinese aviation industry is on track to make a smooth recovery amid the backdrop of work resumption across the country, as April data shows that passenger transport traffic is back to one third of the level it was before the outbreak of COVID-19.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/23 4:07:45

Chinese airlines report 70% drop in business, warning worst isn't over yet

The top three Chinese airlines - China Southern, China Eastern, and Air China - all reported more than 70 percent year-on-year slump in passenger turnover with loading factors below 60 percent in March as COVID-19 pandemic rages globally.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/18 14:29:51

China's aviation industry sees staggering $5b losses in Q1

The Chinese aviation industry was pummeled by the novel coronavirus as economic losses neared 40 billion yuan ($5.67 billion) in the first quarter of the year.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/15 15:33:40

IATA predicts global passenger revenues will be half of 2019

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Tuesday that the COVID-19 crisis will see airline passenger revenues slashed by $314 billion in 2020, a 55 percent reduction compared to 2019.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/15 1:09:39

China issues new quarantine measures for intl air cargo crews

China on Monday issued strict quarantine measures for international cargo flight crews, which include restricting their movements to avoid contact with others and stopping COVID-19 tests, as part of the country's actions to thwart new cases from entering the country.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2020/4/14 2:44:33

Carriers transform fleets to operate cargo-only flights

Chinese carriers are switching to cargo-only services amid a downturn in passenger demand as airlines including China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines have all started to transform their operations.
Source: Global Times | 2020/4/13 22:43:40