- Spring Airlines Applies for Yangzhou/Taizhou-Osaka Service[Jan. 19, 2017]
- GATES Receives CAAC Approval for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B Engines Overhaul[Jan. 19, 2017]
GA Telesis Engine Services (GATES) has received certification from the Civil Aviation Administration of China Aviation (CAAC). CAAC approval provides GATES with access to a major MRO market for CFM56-5B/7B and CF6-80C2B engines and will allow the company to develop and expand its customer base in China. GATES has previously been approved by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) and the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia (GACA).
- Air China, Hainan Airlines Plan Nonstop Flights to Athens and Tel Aviv[Jan. 19, 2017]
- Chinese Explorer Couple Plan Round-the-World Flight[Jan. 18, 2017]
- Cathay Pacific Plans Job Cuts in Business Revamp Not Seen in 20 Years[Jan. 19, 2017]
Cathay Pacific Airways will cut jobs and conduct its biggest revamp in two decades as Hong Kong's marquee airline attempts to reverse a slump in profit margins and share price under Chief Executive Officer Ivan Chu.
- HNA Group Buys SkyBridge to White House[Jan. 18, 2017]
HNA Group is hoping to buy a SkyBridge directly to the White House with its latest deal. The Chinese conglomerate is taking a stake in newly minted presidential adviser Anthony Scaramucci's hedge fund. The business fit is a stretch, but the rationale of HNA making a friend on Trump's team as it tries to expand in the United States is hard to avoid.
- Air China Posts 10% Passenger Growth in Dec., with Arrival of Four New Aircraft[Jan. 18, 2017]
- China, Luxembourg Sign MOU to Expand Air Services[Jan. 18, 2017]
- China's COMAC C919 Edges Toward First Flight[Jan. 18, 2017]
China's efforts to develop a second airliner to boost the nation's economic competitiveness and prestige is slowly coming to fruition in the form of the C919, the inaugural flight of which officials expect as soon as late March.
- Shandong Airlines Expects 112 Million Yuan Profit Rise in 2016[Jan. 18, 2017]