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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Flight from Shanghai to London forced to make emergency landing in Russia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:15am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing A plane from Shanghai to London was forced to make an emergency landing in Russia on Monday after a technical issue was detected. The Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600, carrying 286 passengers and 15 crew, dumped fuel mid-air ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1557148/shanghai-london-flight-forced-make-emergency-landing-russia
  2. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Chinese place a third of Airbus A320 orders at Farnborough Airshow

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 02:57am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... family aircraft worth US$7.7 billion. This follows an order on Wednesday for 43 A320 planes from BOC Aviation, the offshore aircraft leasing subsidiary of Bank of China based in Singapore. ... largest lenders plus policy bank China Development Bank joined the competition since 2007 when the China Banking Regulatory Commission allowed the creation of bank-owned aircraft leasing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1555918/chinese-place-third-airbus-a320-orders-farnborough-airshow
  3. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China United Airlines converted into budget carrier

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 02:08am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... Sijia Jiang sijia.jiang@scmp.com Parent China Eastern says move is intended to create mainland's biggest low-cost airline China United converted into budget carrier China Eastern Airlines has converted fully-owned subsidiary China United Airlines into a budget airline, it said yesterday, making it the first of the mainland's three big, state-owned aviation players ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1545105/china-united-airlines-converted-budget-carrier
  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Ticket to the market: State-run China Eastern Airlines launches new budget carrier

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 05:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Subsidiary China United converted into low-cost carrier with 80 Boeing airplanes China Eastern Airlines today launched its budget airline, becoming the first state-run carrier to tap the low-cost travel segment long dominated by privately run Spring Airlines. China Eastern said it would use the 80 Boeing 737 planes it had ordered from Boeing last month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1544999/ticket-market-state-run-china-eastern-airlines-launches-new-budget
  5. News - China - AVIATION

    China Eastern airplane skids off runway in second mishap in two days

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 09:27pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Angela Meng angela.meng@scmp.com and Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Previous flight landed on the taxiway instead of runway, prompting safety concerns A China Eastern Airlines plane ... At 9.53am yesterday, China Eastern Airlines flight MU2487 veered off course for some 300 metres, according to eyewitnesses. It was flying in from the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport to Shanxi’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1536293/china-eastern-airplane-skids-runway-second-mishap-two-days
  6. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    In China, small plane makers chase growth in car industry slipstream

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 01:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Plane makers mull China ventures With 100 years of aviation heritage, Piaggio Aero Industries has only ever made planes in its native Italy. Now the supplier of private aircraft for the Ferrari motor racing team is looking into a new joint venture far from home- manufacturing in China. With the Ferrari family still owning a small stake, Piaggio Aero has talked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1529551/china-small-plane-makers-chase-growth-car-industry
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - AVIATION

    Pilots aim for first solar-powered aircraft circumnavigation of globe

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:22pm by Jamie Carter

    ... under way for next March's attempt, which will head east from Switzerland to the Arabian Sea then across India, Myanmar, China, the Pacific Ocean, the US, the Atlantic Ocean and then either ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1536228/pilots-aim-first-solar-powered-aircraft-circumnavigation-globe
  8. News - Hong Kong - AVIATION

    Would you take off in this? Cathay pilot's pet project almost ready for first flight

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by Ada Lee

    ... it on a world tour, crossing mainland China, Russia, America, Europe, the Middle East, India, Cambodia and Thailand. Cheng hopes to raise money from the journey for a charity organisation. Before being ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535152/first-plane-assembled-hong-kong-ready-takeoff
  9. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China's first large airliner delayed by technology problems

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 01:19am by Daniel Ren

    ... Daniel Ren in Shanghai ren.wei@scmp.com First deliveries of 168-seat C919 pushed back until 2018, with manufacturer forced to buy components from US companies China's first large airliner faces delay The maiden flight of China's first large commercial passenger jet, the C919, has been delayed until the end of next year, with planes expected to be delivered to buyers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1517501/chinas-first-large-airliner-delayed-technology-problems
  10. News - China - AVIATION

    Air China pilots warn flight safety under threat by unequal pay and lack of rest

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 05:43pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Air China pilots 'tired and overworked' More than 100 Air China pilots have signed an open letter alleging that they have an excessive ... made the relationship between Chinese and foreign pilots intense, extremely unhelpful to cockpit management and will eventually threaten flight safety," the letter stated. Air China, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1493607/air-china-pilots-slam-exhausting-shifts-and-unequal-pay-open-letter

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