All China articles – Page 22

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Chinese connectivity to soar, despite great firewall


    China’s rapidly growing aviation industry presents a huge opportunity for in-flight connectivity providers and satellite companies alike, but its complex regulatory environment and restrictions on Internet access make it a challenging market to enter. Stakeholders agree that the best way to compete for business in China is through local partnerships, ...

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: Asian carriers play catch-up to match IFE demand


    Demand for in-flight connectivity on Asia-Pacific routes may have been slower to catch on than in North America and Europe, but the market is ramping up fast, prompting service providers to sign up for as much capacity as they can get on satellites positioned to cover the region. as much ...

  • C919

    ANALYSIS: Comac lifts national pride with C919


    China has been vocal about its aerospace ambitions, and Comac bears the weight of that dream on its young shoulders. Embossed on a giant rock at the entrance of its Shanghai facility is the phrase “to let China’s large aircraft soar into the blue skies”. This, and much else about ...

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    OPINION: Avolon / CIT merger raises questions about consolidation


    ​Avolon's purchase of CIT Aerospace is not a done deal yet. Despite announcing the agreement to purchase CIT Aerospace, Avolon still has some way to go until the deal closes next year.

  • Hypersonic

    USA's hypersonic programme could rile Russia and China


    US hypersonic missile research could end up antagonising China and Russia, despite hopes that it could help defuse tensions over renewal of Washington's nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) arsenal.

  • News

    AAD: Zambian L-15 debuts


    The first Chinese-made Hongdu L-15 supersonic light attack/jet trainer for Zambia has broken cover at Africa Aerospace and Defence in the markings of the air force’s 15 Sqn.

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    ANALYSIS: How upgauging could help China combat constraints


    ​There is little doubt about the potential for growth in the Asian market and China in particular. Air travel has grown sharply in China, amid relatively strong economic growth. This has seen strong growth among Chinese carriers and airports, and an increasing focus on international services.

  • News

    Tianjin Airlines to start Auckland services


    ​Tianjin Airlines plans to start a Tianjin-Chongqing-Auckland service in December.

  • Hainan Airlines president Xie Haoming

    INTERVIEW: Hainan Airlines president Xie Haoming


    ​When Xie Haoming joined Hainan Airlines as an engineer in 1995, the carrier had just a handful of Boeing 737 Classics, and the now-formidable HNA Group had yet to be born.

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    OSHKOSH: Kit designer turns to unruly Chinese aviation market


    ​Aircraft kit-designer Sonex has started exploring demand in the still-murky segment of amateur aviation in China, where no regulations currently exist as Beijing grapples with general aviation policy.

  • News

    Sichuan Airlines signs for 15 A320s


    Sichuan Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 15 Airbus A320 family jets, in a deal worth CNY9 billion ($1.37 billion).

  • Opinion

    OPINION: Harbin closure is harsh Legacy for Embraer


    ​Late in 2002, and after much industry anticipation, Embraer confirmed an agreement with AVIC to build ERJ-145s in China – and Harbin Embraer Aircraft Industry was born.

  • News

    IATA: Airlines take position for ICAO but challenges remain


    Incoming IATA chief Alexandre de Juniac says he will continue to ensure the airline industry takes the lead on framing climate change commitments, but concerns raised by Chinese carriers during the association's AGM underline the challenge still faced in securing a global agreement at ICAO.

  • News

    Ameco Beijing gains approval for 787-9 maintenance


    ​Ameco Beijing has received approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to conduct maintenance on the Boeing 787-9 aircraft.

  • Analysis

    ANALYSIS: The rise of the China operating lessor


    The operating lease is a key part of the commercial aircraft industry – accounting for nearly 42% of today’s commercial jet fleet. After seeing continuous growth since the late 1970s, the operating lease fleet share has stagnated since 2008. However, that period of apparent stabilisation witnessed the rise of a ...

  • News

    Xiamen Airlines to serve US from September


    ​Xiamen Airlines will begin serving the United States from 26 September onwards.

  • News

    China Eastern gets EFB approval for Airbus and Boeing jets


    ​China Eastern Airlines has secured approval from the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to install electronic flight bags on Airbus A320s, Boeing 737s and 777s.

  • News

    Hawaiian considers ‘far off’ plan to launch non-Hawaii operations


    ​Executives at Hawaiian Airlines have been studying a concept that could eventually see the carrier launch flights in regions other than the Hawaiian Islands, the company’s chief executive Mark Dunkerley tells Flightglobal.

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    Western defence technology edge challenged by proliferation


    More needs to be done by the West to address an ever-increasing imbalance of military power towards nations benefiting from new low barriers of entry to advanced missile and unmanned technology, new analysis has revealed.

  • News

    Spring Airlines orders 60 A320neos


    Spring Airlines has signed an order for 60 Airbus A320neo family aircraft.