Do you love watching elegant Boeing 747s lumber over the Peninsula or the Bay as they approach SFO? Maybe you've been lucky enough to occasionally ride upstairs in "the bubble" in business class on the way to Asia or Europe? Well, enjoy it while you can.
Map interface with HD satellite video
It's only around 30 seconds long, but this video showing a standard web maps interface paired with satellite video is pretty mindblowing: This quick shot by Skybox's SkySat-1 shows multiple planes landing at Beijing Capital International Airport airport in Beijing on December 30, 2013.
Air China to Commence Beijing-Washington Nonstop Service
The four-times weekly service CA817/8 will be offered on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday with B777-300ER.
Air China to Commence Beijing - Vienna - Barcelona Service
The four-times weekly service CA841/2 will be offered on Monday/Thursday/Friday/Sunday.
Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29...
Chinese air traffic up 11% in first 11 months of 2013; 29 international links to be launched in first half of 2014 Of the five US services that are scheduled to be launched from China in the first half of 2014, Air China was the first carrier with its thrice-weekly flights from Beijing to Honolulu on 21 January.
Air China and Global Eagle Entertainment Partner to Launch High-Speed Internet Connectivity Trial
This program marks Air China's first launch of Ku-band powered services. The trial will enable Air China's passengers to access the Internet and stored content on approved handheld devices, in accordance with applicable Chinese regulations.
South China Morning Post
Hijack attempt on Air China jet
A 32-year-old man yesterday forced the emergency landing of an Air China passenger jet in Zhengzhou after claiming that a friend would spray acid in the plane if it did not take him to South Korea.
Plane forced to turn around after hitting birds in China
An airplane was forced to return to the airport in eastern Chinese city of Hefei after hitting birds en route to Beijing Saturday, but no casualties have been reported.
Press Digest - China - Feb 11
Chinese newspapers available in Beijing and Shanghai carried the following stories on Tuesday.
Improvements to, More Rooms Near NYC 's Javits
Improvements to the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center have been completed and at least seven new hotels will open in midtown Manhattan early this year to accommodate event attendees.