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  • Shandong Airlines to sell five 737-300s to China Postal Airlines

    News | 16 May 2013 04:32 | Firdaus Hashim

    Chinese carrier Shandong Airlines plans to sell five Boeing 737-300 aircraft to China Postal Airlines. Selling the aircraft will improve operational...
  • SINGAPORE 2010: GAMECO and China Postal to extend maintenance contract

    News | 04 Feb 2010 01:35 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Company (GAMECO) has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Postal Airlines to extend a maintenance...
  • Airshow China 2006: Shaanxi assembles first batch of Y8-F600 test aircraft, sees certification by year-end

    News | 07 Nov 2006 00:00 | Leithen Francis

    <P>Shaanxi Aircraft is undertaking final assembly of the first batch of Shaanxi Y8-F600 test aircraft and expects the freighter variant to be certificated by the end of next year. Shaanxi vice-president Liu Bin says the Y8-F600's first flight will be "in January or February next year".</P> <P>China Postal Airlines, which operates five Y8-F100s, signed a letter of intent to be launch customer for an undisclosed number of Y8-F600s.</P> <TABLE style="BORDER-RIGHT: 1px solid; BORDER-TOP: 1px solid; FLOAT: right; OVERFLOW: auto; BORDER-LEFT: 1px solid; WIDTH: 50%; BORDER-BOTTOM: 1px solid; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cedfef" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH colSpan=2> <P align=left>AIR SHOW CHINA&nbsp;</P></TH></TR> <TR> <TD style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff"> <P><BR><IMG style="WIDTH: 63px; HEIGHT: 50px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=15449" border=0></P></TD> <TD style="BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff">&nbsp;<A href="
  • New cargo carriers boom in China

    News | 10 Apr 2006 23:00

    <P>More Chinese start-ups are preparing to launch dedicated cargo operations to capitalise on China’s booming trade with the West.</P> <P>Shaanxi Delong United Airlines, a start-up in west China’s Xian City, plans to launch in September, operating domestic services with indigenous turboprop aircraft and international services with widebody freighters wet-leased from a foreign carrier, says the airline’s boss, Dong Jing Ping.</P> <P>He says Shaanxi Delong has applied for an air operator’s certificate from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and intends “to buy two second-hand [Shaanxi] Y-8F100 aircraft and three new Y8-F600 cargo aircraft”.</P> <P>The Y-8, derived from the Antonov An-12, is operated by several small Chinese carriers and is the mainstay of the China Postal Airlines fleet. The Y-8F600 is a new derivative of the Y-8, with an upgraded cockpit and Pratt &amp; Whitney Canada PW150B engines.</P> <P>Dong says Shaanxi Delong’s Y-8s will provide feed to the airl
  • Time is called on Taiwan’s ICAS

    News | 03 Oct 2005 23:00

    <P>Consortium looks for partner to take over 737-300/400 cargo conversion programme as GAMECO sets up new line </P> <P>Taiwanese consortium Inter-Continental Aircraft Services (ICAS), which offers cargo conversions for the Boeing 737 Classic, is to close its doors. Meanwhile, Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) has finalised a deal with Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (GAMECO) that will lead to a new conversion line being set up in China within the next few months.</P> <P>ICAS president Alex Tong says the consortium is in the process of closing and will shut its doors for good in November, but is trying to find another company, preferably in Taiwan, to take over its cargo conversion programme.</P> <P>The move leaves Aeronautical Engineers, IAI and Pemco Aviation Group as the only providers of cargo conversions for the 737-300/400. </P> <P>The Taiwanese government along with local maintenance company Air Asia, China Airlines (CAL), EVA Air maintenance arm Evergreen Aviation
  • Weight lifters

    News | 19 Sep 2005 23:00

    The cargo market for Boeing models is accelerating, with increased levels of business for both new-build and converted aircraft