- Economic ties root China-U.S. ties[Apr. 24, 2006]
SINGAPORE, April 24 (Xinhua) -- Extensive economic ties root the relations between China and the United States in mutual benefit, an editorial in The Straits Times, an English daily in Singapore, said Monday.
- Plane set to fetch Solomon Chinese[Apr. 24, 2006]
China on Monday sent a chartered plane to Papua New Guinea to carry back home the Chinese nationals and people of Chinese origin in the riot-haunted Solomon Islands.
- Chinese return home from rioting islands[Apr. 24, 2006]
Hu Yuebin is relieved to see his daughter and granddaughter back at the Baiyun International Airport in south China's Guangzhou City. The first group of 13 Chinese who fled the riot-torn Solomon Islands arrived in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, yesterday.
- BJ prevents airport staff from helping[Apr. 20, 2006]
Cases in which Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) staff assist stowaways show a soaring trend. Last year alone, such cases involved 63 stowaways, a year-on-year rise of 50%. Thereby the capital frontier inspection department announced on the 18th that any BCIA staff assisting stowaways would be dismissed immediately.
- Air fuel surcharge for infants abolished[Apr. 21, 2006]
Fuel surcharges for infants eligible for 90 percent discount flight tickets will be abolished.
- Hu visits Boeing's manufacturing plant[Apr. 21, 2006]
Chinese President Hu Jintao (R) visits the plane manufacturing plant of Boeing in Everett of Seattle, the United States, April 19. (Photo: Xinhua)
- Air China plans to build a hub[Apr. 20, 2006]
Air China Ltd, the nation's flagship carrier, reported on Tuesday a 0.85 per cent rise in its net profit for 2005, while its domestic rivals continue to fly in the red.
- "May 1st" flyers may reach 3.3 million[Apr. 18, 2006]
The reporter learned it from Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), it is forecasted that in "May 1st" golden week of this year, the number of tourists will be travelling by air will possibily reach 3.3 million, which means an increase of about 20% compared with the same time of last year.
- Airplanes used to control US white moths[Apr. 17, 2006]
Forest protection airplanes organized by Beijing's forestry protection station were spraying insect repellent on trees in Beijing's Daxing District on Apr. 16. US white moths started to threaten Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning, Shandong and Shaanxi again lately. In order to prevent pest disasters from occurring in forests, the General Office of the State Council released the "notice of further reinforcing prevention and control of US white moths" recently. In 2006, the forestry station plans to fly 450 planes and protect an area of 450,000 mu (74,250 acres).
- Freight amount of HKIA broke the record[Apr. 17, 2006]
The amount of freight handled by Hong Kong International Airport in March has broken the record in one single month whilst it reached 320,000 tonne. At the same time, passenger numbers and the number of aircraft take-off and landing also get a stable increase.