- High-Flying Student Making His Mark on Green Innovation[Apr. 06, 2017]
Next-generation green aircraft may sound like a mindboggling area of science, but 32-year-old Chinese scientist Gao Fei has made a unique contribution to the concept after four years of hard work, and this week he picked up the Best Clean Sky Award in Brussels to celebrate his achievement.
- A World-Class Airport Cluster Is Set to Take off[Apr. 06, 2017]
Beijing will serve international flights, Hebei low-cost airlines and Tianjin freight operations.
- Haikou Meilan International Airport Becomes China's First Skytrax 5-Star Regional Airport[Apr. 07, 2017]
On April 7, 2017, Haikou Meilan International Airport received its 5-Star Regional Airport Rating by Skytrax, the international air transport rating organization. Haikou Meilan International Airport has now become the first Skytrax 5-Star Regional Airport in China and the eighth airport in the world with the Skytrax 5-Star Airport Rating.
- Beijing Capital Airlines Spreads Its Wings with Worldpay[Apr. 06, 2017]
Beijing Capital Airlines, one of China's fastest growing carriers, is targeting international expansion in partnership with payment services experts, Worldpay.
- Cathay Pacific's Manchester Service to Go Daily from December[Apr. 06, 2017]
Cathay Pacific today announced that its current four-times-weekly Hong Kong to Manchester service will become a daily operation from 1 December 2017. Having announced in March that it would be increasing the number of weekly flights to the northern English city to six by the end of the year, the airline is boosting frequency further in response to growing customer demand. From June onwards, the Airbus A350-900 will replace the Boeing 777-300ER on all flights to Manchester, making it the second Cathay Pacific destination in the UK, after Gatwick, to receive the technologically-advanced aircraft.
- New Zealand Extends Traffic Rights in China[Apr. 06, 2017]
From March 14 - 15, 2017, China and New Zealand's civil aviation delegation held new bilateral talks in Beijing, and have achieved agreements on extending traffic rights arrangement. In recent years, Sino-New Zealand air transport market kept medium- to high- speed growth. In 2016, passenger traffic on Sino-New Zealand flights totaled 0.6 million, up 37% year on year. It is predicted that it would keep rapid growth in the future 2-3 years.
- Beibu Gulf Airlines Becomes an IATA Member[Apr. 06, 2017]
At the morning on April 4, 2017, Beibu Gulf Airlines IATA Membership Certification Ceremony was held successfully. Beibu Gulf Airlines was officially awarded a membership certificate and became an IATA member. IATA's vice president for North Asia - Zhang Baojian, Director of Membership and External Relations - Zhang Jingwei, Chairman and President of Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines - Wu Chongyang, and Marketing Director - Chen Jike attended the ceremony. The joining in IATA would support Beibu Gulf Airlines to participate in the international market's cooperation.
- Autistic Children Experience Flying in Guiyang[Apr. 05, 2017]
- Joy Air Introduces the 23rd Modern Ark 60 Aircraft[Apr. 05, 2017]
At 1:00 a.m. on April 1 2017, the 23rd Modern Ark 60 introduced by Joy Air (No. B5003) arrived at Tianjin Binhai International Airport. Joy Air's president - Zhoujian, vice-president - Fu Jianhong and other leaders and staff's representatives attended the welcoming ceremony at the airport. This is the first airplane introduced by Joy Air after it completed integrative reorganization. Currently, Joy Air's Modern Ark 60 fleet has increased to 23 aircrafts
- Sichuan Airlines' Fleet Increased to 122 Aircraft with the Arrival of B-8948[Apr. 05, 2017]
On the early morning of April 2, an Airbus A320 numbered B-8948 arrived in Chengdu and joined in Sichuan Airlines. With the new aircraft's arrival, Sichuan Airlines' fleet increased to 122 aircrafts.