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  1. Air China to start Chengdu-Sydney A330 flights in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | Air Transport World

    Beijing-based Air China from Nov. 11 will launch 3X-weekly Airbus A330-200 flights between Chengdu, China, and Sydney. The carrier noted the flights will be the only nonstop service between western China and Australia.


  2. Civil Aviation Administration of China reconsiders restrictions on smart phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Manila Bulletin

    ... in China. While smart phones are currently not permitted to be used on Chinese airlines, tablets are. In 2011, Air China operated the first Chinese flight, from Beijing to Chengdu, on which Wi-Fi was available; China Eastern, Shenzhen Air, Hainan ...


  3. Air China sees steady growth in passenger, freight trafficRead the original story

    Monday Aug 15 | Xinhuanet

    Air China said Tuesday that it had witnessed steady growth in passenger and freight during the first seven months of the year. The number of passengers jumped 7.2 percent year on year to 55.4 million during the January-July period, the airline said in a statement filed to the Shanghai Stock Exchange.


  4. Budapest Airport is dynamically "evolving into the air cargo hub of Eastern Europe"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 |

    ... "Long-haul passenger flight contributed significantly to the volume uplift too, for example the Beijing flight of Air China or the Toronto flight operated by Air Canada Rouge." Additionally, cargo airlines such as Luxembourg-based Cargolux and ...


  5. Monks, Bollywood and gleaming infrastructure in TibetRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 6 |

    ... Kareena Kapoor in their homes. But Tibet today is far removed from the Tibet the Dalai Lama escaped from. As the Air China flight touches down at Lhasa airport, one can see over a dozen military choppers on one side of the runway. But the excitement ...


  6. Rio 2016: Gymnast Ponor - I will be bearing Romania's...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 4 | Nine O'Clock

    ... in the Olympic Games, has twice voiced worries over his competition bicycle having not arrived in Rio yet. "Really Air China want to destroy all my goals for Rio2016 ???!!!!! Hurry Up Air China!" Tvetcov says in a first Twitter post. "Early morning ...


  7. Chinese bid for LOT a 'misinterpretation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Air Transport World

    Polish flag carrier LOT has denied press reports that its Chinese counterpart Air China is considering taking a 49% stake in the eastern European airline. According to the reports in the Polish press, representatives from Poland's finance ministry are scheduled to meet Air China representatives this week to discuss how a significant minority stake in LOT could be sold - European Union rules state that any EU carrier cannot be controlled by an entity outside the 28-nation grouping.


  8. UPDATE 1-Poland in talks with Chinese buyers over LOT airline stakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 | Reuters

    ... coming days. However, a LOT spokesman said he had no knowledge of any plans for a capital tie-up between LOT and Air China. "I have no knowledge regarding any planned capital co-operation between LOT and Air China," Adrian Kubicki, LOT spokesman ...


  9. Air China B738 at Beijing on Jul 31st 2016, rejected takeoff due to engine failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 1 | AVHerald

    An Air China Boeing 737-800, registration B-2645 performing flight CA-1661 from Beijing to Changchun , was accelerating for takeoff when the right hand engine emitted a loud bang followed by strong vibrations prompting the crew to reject takeoff at high speed. While slowing down the crew received an engine fire warning.


  10. Juneyao Airlines expected to join Star as connecting partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Air Transport World

    ... program-based privileges. According to the industry insider, Juneyao would conduct a codeshare cooperation with Air China, which is a formal member of Star despite Juneyao's limited number of flights to Beijing. GE Aviation and CFM International, ...


  11. Relocation of two top carriers may cut air fares for international flyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Star Online

    BEIJING: Relocation of two top Chinese airlines to a new airport in Beijing could help cut airfares for international passengers while improving services for national carrier Air China, which will remain at Beijing Capital International Airport. China Eastern and China Southern Airlines, along with some other SkyTeam Alliance members, will move to Beijing's new international airport when it begins operation in 2019, according to a statement from the Civil Aviation Administration of China.


  12. China Eastern, China Southern airlines to move base to new airport in BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 29 | China Daily

    ... would handle 40 percent of passengers at the new airport, which will also serve a number of smaller airlines. Air China is expected to take advantage of the space for further development when China Eastern and China Southern finish their move in ...


  13. China Eastern, China Southern to move to Beijing New AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | Air Transport World

    China Eastern and China Southern Airlines, along with other SkyTeam member carriers, plan to move to Beijing New Airport when it opens in 2019, according to the CAAC. Air China and other Star Alliance member carriers are expected to remain at Beijing Capital Airport, which has a slot shortage, making it increasingly difficult for carriers to get approval to boost flight frequencies and open new routes.


  14. Seaplane crashes on inaugural flight in China, killing 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Newsday

    A damaged seaplane is lifted from the pier in Shanghai Wednesday, July 20, 2016. The seaplane making its inaugural flight crashed into a highway bridge on Wednesday, killing several people on board, state media reported.


  15. Increased tourist arrivals expected from ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | The Gleaner

    ... continues to strengthen and Chinese expenditure increases globally especially on travel". Robinson continued: "Air China currently has flights from Beijing to Havana, Cuba, three times a week and we anticipate that with increased travel to Cuba in ...


  16. Wife blames Air China for death of husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | South China Morning Post

    An Air China passenger has demanded the carrier take responsibility for the death of her 85-year-old husband, claiming management failures were contributing factors, the Beijing Times reported on Sunday. Wang Aihua said her husband, Zuo Changlu, was fine when the couple and their two children boarded the flight from Beijing to Yiwu, Zhejiang province, on July 8. But Zuo began to feel unwell after the aircraft aborted a landing in Yiwu and headed to nearby Hangzhou, the report said.


  17. Air China Draws San Jose and Shanghai CloserRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2016 | Freshnews

    On July 8, 2016, Air China Limited held a press conference at Shanghai Xijiao State Guest Hotel, officially announcing that the Shanghai-San Jose route will be started on September 1, 2016. The service is Air China's first Shanghai-North America route, marking Air China the only airline in China providing non-stop Shanghai-San Jose services.


  18. Air China to Launch Shanghai-San Jose RouteRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2016 | Travel Industry Wire

    On July 8, 2016, Air China Limited held a press conference at Shanghai Xijiao State Guest Hotel, officially announcing that the Shanghai-San Jose route will be started on September 1, 2016. On July 8, 2016, Air China Limited held a press conference at Shanghai Xijiao State Guest Hotel, officially announcing that the Shanghai-San Jose route will be started on September 1, 2016.


  19. Ameco merges Beijing and Chengu businessesRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Flight Global

    Ameco Beijing has merged its aircraft overhaul business at its home base, with that of former Air China Technics' Chengu facility, into a single product. Ameco will provide customers with the same aircraft overhaul experience both in Beijing and Chengdu, and offer more flexible, reliable and wide-range overhaul services," says a company spokesperson.


  20. Flight Deal: U.S. to Singapore for $600 Round-TripRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2016 | Conde Nast Traveler

    ... between September and March (minus the Christmas holiday period) through Star Alliance members like United, ANA, Air China, and Singapore Airlines to get the best bang for your buck. On Google Flights, we found a flight from Los Angeles to Singapore ...