- Star Alliance touches down in Shanghai[May 11, 2006]
Shanghai Airlines accepted a formal invitation to join Star Alliance at a ceremony yesterday in Shanghai, becoming the second Chinese carrier to commit itself to a global airline partnership.
- Cathay Pacific flight forced to return[May 11, 2006]
- Ctrip.com ties up with Google for hotel[May 10, 2006]
China's online travel service company Ctrip.com has entered into an agreement with Google. The tie-up will enable Ctrip.com to upgrade search power for hotel information in China. (5/10/2006)
- Hainan Airlines enters Hong Kong[May 08, 2006]
Hong Kong Economic Development and Labour Bureau has formally 'given the green light' for Hainan Airlines to become a shareholder of CR Airways, the Bureau thought that even after CR Airways has changed the structure of stockholders, it still has the ability to act on the status of 'one of the designated Hong Kong airline carrier'. But this time Hainan Airlines could be successful in entering the Hong Kong aviation market is suggested to be contributed by the fact that Hainan Airlines decreased its stock-owning percentage of CR Airways from the originally planed 65% to 45%.
- Upset passenger punched cabin crew[Apr. 25, 2006]
- President Hu extends condolences to ARM.[May 03, 2006]
Chinese President Hu Jintao on Wednesday sent a message to his Armenian counterpart Robert Kocharyan, expressing sincere condolences to the relatives of those killed in a jet crash early Wednesday morning.
- The new era of Shenzhen Airlines[Apr. 26, 2006]
- Guangzhou Airport becomes complaint focus[Apr. 25, 2006]
The Export Commodity Fair for each year came again, and Guangzhou's New Baiyun International Airport became the complaint focus this year again, many complained that the "distance" from leaving the plane to getting aboard the bus has been way too far, and it took them more than 50 minutes to aboard the bus from baggage reclaim area. On April 23rd, a number of travel agencies, which organised businesspersons to attend Guangdong Commodity Fair in previous years, have suspended the plans to organise business groups attending the event this year.
- HA builds regional headquarter in Tianjin[Apr. 20, 2006]
Hainan Airlines will invest somewhat RMB10 billion yuan in Tianjin to establish the proposed Grand China Air's regional headquarter as well as building China's biggest aircraft leasing company in Tianjin in the future. The Tianjin Municipal Government and Hainan Aviation Group recently signed a strategic co-operation framework agreement by the mayor of Tianjin Hon. Dai Xianglong and the president of Hainan Aviation Group Mr. Chen Feng.
- Cathay to make its return to Shanghai[Apr. 26, 2006]
Hong Kong airlines will soon gain more access to the lucrative Shanghai and Beijing markets, but liberalisation of the aviation regime with the Mainland is expected to fall several items short of Cathay Pacific Airways' wish list, say officials close to ongoing air service negotiations.