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China's new mega airport ranked most punctual

China's newly-opened mega airport was the most punctual medium-sized airport in the world in October, its first month of operation, according to a report released on Tuesday.
Source: Globaltimes.cn | 2019/11/6 0:00:46

Finnair kicks off flight operations at Beijing Daxing International Airport

The newly-opened Beijing Daxing International Airport (BDIA) received a flight from Finnair Monday morning, showing that the Finland-based carrier is operating in the form of “dual hubs” in Beijing – going through the two major airports of the Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) and BDIA.
Source: Global Times | 2019/11/4 18:23:41

New services, deals

Boeing and SAC Commercial Aircraft Company (SACC) celebrated the 1,000th vertical fin leading edge ship set delivery for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Shenyang, Northeast China's Liaoning Province, on October 25.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 20:13:41

Delta Air Lines begins operations at Shanghai's Pudong airport

US-based Delta Air Lines has become one of the first overseas carriers to begin operations at China's Pudong International Airport's new satellite terminal.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/31 20:13:40

Nepal-China joint venture Himalaya Airlines connects Kathmandu and Beijing for first time

In a bid to enhance connectivity between the two neighbors, a Nepal-China joint venture company Himalaya Airlines started the operation of direct flights from Kathmandu to the Chinese capital city Beijing from Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/28 16:43:13

First international flight leaves Daxing airport; more carriers plan to shift capacity

China Eastern Airlines conducted the first international flight from Beijing's new mega airport, the Beijing Daxing International Airport (BDIA), with a flight to Fukuoka, Japan on Sunday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/27 19:58:40

New services, deals

Boeing said on Wednesday that it has made progress over the past several months in supporting the safe return of the 737 MAX to service.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 18:53:40

KLM to apply for slot in new airport

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is in the process of applying for a slot in Beijing's new airport, and it hopes to operate from next summer, Pieter Elbers, president and CEO of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, said recently.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/24 18:28:42

Chinese airline presents int'l air routes in Kyrgyzstan

The representative office of China Southern Airlines on Monday presented its international air routes in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/10/22 11:23:13

China has big potential to develop offshore wind energy: executive

China's offshore wind energy has big potential to be developed, which has provided much room for growth in the domestic helicopter business, a senior executive from Airbus Helicopters said on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/21 18:24:30

Innovation fuels rapid development of China's rising helicopter industry

Hovering over the air show area, a fleet of China's new self-developed Z-20 helicopters took part in a flight demonstration at a helicopter expo in northern China's Tianjin Municipality.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/10/17 20:48:40

Another Boeing aircraft grounded after cracks found

The Indonesian Transportation Ministry grounded three Boeing 737NG (Next Generation) planes operated by two airlines following findings of cracks in the aircraft, an official said on Tuesday.
Source: Agencies - Global Times | 2019/10/17 20:43:40

From chartered flights to intercontinental routes

As one of the first carriers permitted to conduct civil aviation business in China, the private-owned Juneyao Airlines is expected to surprise the market with a series of activities in the coming days.
Source: Global Times | 2019/10/10 21:07:01

American Airlines extends 737 MAX flight cancellations until January 16

American Airlines Group Inc on Wednesday extended cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through to January 15, running contrary to the US planemaker's promises that the grounded jets would be flying again before the year's end.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/10/10 21:03:40

Ethiopian crash victims want 737 MAX documents from Boeing, FAA

A lawyer for victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 said on Tuesday that he wants Boeing Co and the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to hand over documents concerning the decision to keep the Boeing 737 MAX in the air after a deadly Lion Air crash last October.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/9/19 19:43:40

Chengdu opens new air routes to Chicago, Helsinki and Delhi

Three new direct flights linking Chengdu, capital of Southwest China's Sichuan Province, with the northern Indian city of Delhi, Finland's capital Helsinki and Chicago in the US were opened on Monday.
Source: Global Times - Xinhua | 2019/9/19 19:28:40

What needs to be done before 737 MAX can fly again?

Boeing Co's best-selling jet, the 737 MAX, was grounded globally in March, days after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight that followed a similar Lion Air disaster in Indonesia in last October. A total of 346 people died in the two crashes.
Source: Global Times - Reuters | 2019/9/19 19:23:40

Boeing eyes China market amid trade conflict

US aircraft maker Boeing Co still has confidence in the Chinese market, despite lingering trade war between Beijing and Washington that have clouded the company's prospects, and it has forecast that China will need more than 8,000 new planes over the next two decades.
Source: Global Times | 2019/9/17 20:53:40