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  • MA60's nose landing gear collapses in China

    A Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprop operated by Chinese carrier Joy Air was damaged after its nose landing gear collapsed at Zhengzhou Xinzheng International airport.

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  • MA60's nose landing gear collapses in China

    News | 05 Feb 2014 09:09 | Firdaus Hashim

    A Xian Aircraft MA60 turboprop operated by Chinese carrier Joy Air was damaged after its nose landing gear collapsed at Zhengzhou Xinzheng International airport.
  • Shenzhen Airlines starts 10 new domestic services

    News | 06 Nov 2013 04:03 | Firdaus Hashim

    Shenzhen Airlines launched 10 new domestic services, with the start of its winter schedule on 27 October.
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    News | 06 Apr 2010 09:00

    Mega-lessor International Lease Finance has lost its second chief executive in the space of two months, after John Plueger retired with immediate effect
  • China launches new remote sensing satellite

    News | 04 Jun 2007 16:17 | Barbara Cockburn

    <P>China launched a new remote sensing satellite from the <A href="" target=_blank>Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre </A>in northwest China last week. </P> <P>The satellite,"Yaogan II", launched by a <A href="" target=_blank>"Long March 2D" carrier rocket</A>, is to be used for scientific research, land resources surveying, crop yield estimates and disaster forecasting.</P> <P>The main developer of the satellite is <A href="the main developer of the satellite" target=_blank>China Academy of Space Technology (CAST), </A>and the launch was the 99th of China's Long March series of rockets.</P> <P>A tiny satellite weighing around one kilogram which was developed by <A href="" target=_blank>Zhejiang University</A>, was also carried on the Long March 2D and will be used for research into micro-electronics. </P> <P> The "Yaogan I" satellite was launched from the Taiyuan S
  • Picture: Chinese start-up Juneyao Airlines takes first Airbus A319

    News | 13 Sep 2006 13:00 | Victoria Moores

    <P>Private Chinese start-up carrier Juneyao Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A319 from lessor GE Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS), pictured below.</P> <P>Shanghai-headquartered Juneyao Airlines is planning to launch domestic operations from Shanghai Hongqiao airport. It has today taken the first of eight leased A320 family aircraft, comprising two A319s and six A320s, which it ordered from GECAS in March.</P> <P>Airbus says that the two-class configured A319 will be deployed on commercial operations “in the coming weeks”.</P> <P>By January 2007 Juneyao Airlines will take delivery of two more A320 family aircraft to operate “several domestic trunk routes”, says Airbus, connecting Shanghai, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan, Changsha and Sanya.</P> <P>The new carrier, which secured general administration of the Civil Aviation of China (CAAC) approval in June 2005, recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Airbus for 40 aircraft including widebodies.<BR><BR></P> <P alig
  • China’s Okay launches from Tianjin

    News | 31 Mar 2005 23:00

    <p>China's first new passenger airline in many years – and the first to be owned entirely by the private sector – has launched charter services after securing final government approvals.</p> <p>The carrier, Okay Airways, operated its first flight on 11 March out of its base at Tianjin, a north-eastern port city outside Beijing. The charter flight operated to Kunming in the south-west via Changsha in central China.</p> <p>Okay, which calls itself China's first privately run airline, has sub-leased two Boeing Capital-owned Boeing 737-900s from Korean Air to support its initial operations. It says it will begin with passenger charters and will later operate freighter services.</p> <p>The company secured its aviation carrier business licence from the Civil Aviation Administration of China at the end of February. Other cities it plans to serve from Tianjin include Guilin, Harbin, Hohhot, Taiyuan and Zhang Jiajie.</p> <p>China's government, after years of calling for consolidation in the