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Chinese carriers apply for new international routes

The CAAC has announced the submission of applications by the following Chinese airlines, to launch new routes – China Eastern Airlines, three times weekly Beijing – Nanjing – Sydney service on board A330-300 aircraft from October 2012. Route already served by Air China. – Hainan Airlines, three times weekly Beijing – Sapporo service on board […]

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Qantas and China Eastern to launch JetStar Hong Kong

Qantas and China Eastern this morning announced the formation of jetStar Hong Kong, to be based at (obviously) Hong Kong. Built in fellow OneWorld member Cathay Pacific’s home turf, the new joint venture will be owned equally by Qantas (oneWorld) and China Eastern (SkyTeam). The new airline plans to begin operation in 2013 with flights […]

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Market Analysis : India – China

 India and China are fast becoming two world leaders, and are already home to two of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets. What do they have in common? We are going to find out. Passenger services  For two of the world’s biggest aviation markets, the traffic between India and mainland China are still quite lacklustre. […]

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China Eastern to launch Shanghai – Honolulu

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has announced that it is working with China Eastern Airlines (IATA:MU) to launch direct flights between Shanghai and Honolulu. The flights are planned to operate as scheduled charters, commencing on 9th august, and will be flown twice weekly. The airline has already applied to the US Department of Transportation for approval. […]

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A Market of Growth : China – Sri Lanka – Analysis

 While China and Sri Lanka, as nations, have had a long ranging relationship in many fronts from religion to trade – it is only in 2005, when air links between the two countries began. And it has grown exponentially since then, with a lot of potential for growth.  The first air link between mainland China […]

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China Eastern Files to End AA codeshare, to Join with Delta

 China Eastern Airlines yesterday filed with the US Department of Transportation to end its 13yr old codesharing accord with American Airlines. The two has been codesharing on each other’s flights between the USA and China since 1998.  The termination of the agreement follows MU’s entry into SkyTeam and AA’s launch of its own Los Angeles […]

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Routes of The Week 20-26 February

Airline Type Route Frequency A/C Type Validity Etihad increase Abu Dhabi – Beijing 5 weekly > Daily A330-200 eff 2 Jul Oman Air increase Muscat – Colombo 5 > 6 weekly EQV eff 1 Jun China Eastern increase Qingdao – Nanjing – SIN 3w > Daily A319 eff 27 Mar Emirates cancellation Dubai – Tripoli […]

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