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  1. News - China - AVIATION

    Y-20 heavy transport aircraft to boost military capabilities

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... be overcome, military experts said. Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun confirmed last week it is developing the Y-20 military transport aircraft as part of the People's Liberation Army's modernisation drive and for service in humanitarian and disaster-relief efforts. Three days earlier, on December 24, several photographs believed to be showing China's first domestically produced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1119357/y-20-heavy-transport-aircraft-boost-military-capabilities
  2. News - China - AVIATION

    PLA drills a factor in recent flight delays, China's aviation chief confirms

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 04:42am by Alice Yan

    ... was unnecessary. "Military drills should not disrupt ordinary people's lives, right? If they think the exercises are necessary they should do them in the evenings or before the summer ... the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said factors including the "stormy weather and regular military drills" were disrupting services in cities including Shanghai, Nanjing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558500/pla-drills-factor-recent-flight-delays-chinas-aviation-chief-confirms
  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Chinese air traffic controllers fall asleep and force jet to delay landing

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... about airline safety. The Boeing 737 was preparing to land at Wuhan airport in central China but had no response from the air traffic control tower for 12 minutes, reports said. Contact was eventually made and China Eastern Airlines flight MU2528 from Sanya landed safely, the Sina.com news portal said. “Because air traffic control was asleep on duty, [the airplane] called many times,” ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1576949/airplane-landing-nightmare-air-traffic-controller-falls-asleep-job
  4. News - China - AVIATION

    Travellers turn to trains as military drills delay flights

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 05:21am by Daniel Ren, Phila Siu and Nectar Gan

    ... crowded ticket offices and restaurants. Together with another airport in Pudong, at least 71 flights from the two Shanghai airports were cancelled as the People's Liberation Army began ... are the last words we want to hear now because it could mean a long delay." On Monday, the Civil Aviation Administration of China forewarned Shanghai airports that capacity would be cut by 75 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1562232/travellers-turn-trains-military-drills-delay-flights
  5. News - China - AVIATION

    Military exercises cause major flight delays in China as PLA carries out live fire drills

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:38am by Amy Li

    ... Administration of China said. It said air traffic capacity in the Shanghai area was cut by up to 65 per cent. One passenger, who wished to remain anonymous, said he had been due to fly from Qingdao ... Notices on the websites of the national and local maritime safety administrations said exercises would be carried out in the Bohai Sea for eight days from last Friday, in the East China Sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1560122/another-day-yet-another-delay-chinas-airports-including-shanghai
  6. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    ICBC's aircraft-leasing arm aims to double number of planes

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 05:23pm by Reuters

    ... is huge," said Mark Jiang, the managing director of aviation finance at ICBC Financial. ICBC Financial is backed by Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, while Bank of China and other state ... mainland lessors led by ICBC Financial and CDB Leasing, backed by China Development Bank, have managed to win a big chunk of business in recent years. Jiang said mainland lessors now handled 80 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1574223/icbcs-aircraft-leasing-arm-aims-double-plane-deliveries
  7. News - World - AVIATION

    Parents of teenage Asiana crash victim sue San Francisco officials over ‘wrongful death’

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 06:04pm by Erin Hale

    ... Airlines found its pilots were at fault for the crash as a result of a “fatally slow” descent to the airport, according to previous reporting in the South China Morning Post. The airline also ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1574299/parents-teenage-asiana-crash-victim-sue-san-francisco-officials-over
  8. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Haeco results likely to be hit by labour shortage in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by SIJIA JIANG

    ... fewer airframe maintenance manhours last year than in 2012. "Lack of skilled labour is the main factor hindering the development of MROs in Hong Kong and in [mainland] China," said ... workers in 2012. Wai said importing foreign labour would be a solution, but there were great political obstacles in its way. "Socially, people are not willing to do the job and importing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1570883/haeco-results-likely-be-hit-labour-shortage-hong-kong
  9. Business - China Business - AVIATION

    China aircraft leasing market thrives but glut lurks

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 07:59pm by SIJIA JIANG

    ... was an indication of Chinese investors' speculation in booking orders to bet on the rosy prospects of the aircraft leasing market. The China Banking Regulatory Commission urged domestic lessors last week to expand abroad. This was followed by the report that China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings had signed its first foreign lessee, Air India. The mainland's five largest lenders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1567066/china-aircraft-leasing-market-thrives-glut-lurks
  10. Business - Companies - AVIATION

    Air India in pact with China Aircraft Leasing

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:36pm by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg China Aircraft Leasing seals deal with Air India China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings seeks to expand in Asia after becoming the first plane lessor in the region to go public ... is set to overtake the United States as the world's largest plane market, spurred by demand from China, India and Southeast Asia. Last month, China said it would encourage its lessors ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1566234/air-india-pact-china-aircraft-leasing

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