- China Eastern Improves A-share Compensation Package[Dec. 04, 2006]
China Eastern Airlines Corp. said it has improved the compensation package for A-share holders affected by its nontradable share reform plan on December 1.
- China Southern Receives Its 100th Airbus Aircraft[Dec. 04, 2006]
China Southern Airlines has taken delivery today of its 100th Airbus aircraft.
- China Southern Announces Change of Terminal at LAX[Dec. 01, 2006]
China Southern Airlines announces a significant change to its trans-Pacific, sino-USA non-stop Boeing 777 service.
- China Airlines to Launch New Cargo Service to Stockholm[Dec. 01, 2006]
Taiwan's China Airlines will inaugurate a new Taipei-Stockholm cargo service on December 6, extending its cargo services further into northern Europe. Following the inauguration of this new service, China Airlines will provide all-cargo flights to seven destinations in Europe, making it the carrier with the most extensive cargo services between Taiwan and Europe, and the first Taiwanese carrier to enter the northern European cargo market.
- Pudong Airport Mysteriously Shut for 2 Hours[Dec. 01, 2006]
Shanghai, which aims to become a global transport and business hub, mysteriously closed its international airport for two hours on December 1.
- Dragonair On-board with The Marco Polo Club[Dec. 01, 2006]
Since Dragonair became a wholly owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific on September 28, 2006, the two carriers have moved quickly, already announcing plans to improve connection times at Hong Kong International Airport and relaunch Dragonair's service to Phuket, Thailand.
- Charter Service Begins for Muslims' Pilgrimage[Dec. 02, 2006]
China Southern Airlines, one of the country's biggest carriers, started a charter flight service for Chinese Muslims making the hajj pilgrimage to Mecca on December 2.
- Viva Macau's Cheap Offers Are No Flights of Fancy[Dec. 01, 2006]
A Macau-based budget airline with two 767 jets and some 100 cabin crew has begun low-cost flights to Phuket and Jakarta from as little as HK$88. However, Hong Kong tourism officials have cast doubts on the service, saying the extra costs and time involved for passengers traveling to and from Macau to take the flights are a drawback.
- Air China to Extend Services to Nepal[Nov. 29, 2006]
Air China is all set to extend its services to Nepal from different Chinese cities beginning 2007.
- Airport Construction Fees Extended to 2010[Dec. 01, 2006]
China's State Council has approved a proposal to extend the use of airport construction fees until 2010 to help fund the development of the civil aviation industry.