China’s largest domestically produced aircraft may not enter service until early next decade, a delay that gives dominant rivals Boeing and Airbus time to launch their upgraded single-aisle planes first.Thursday, 3 October, 2013, 2:03pm
A home-grown passenger plane was only a model at the mainland's premier air show, but a growing number of orders show Beijing's drive to challenge the dominance of Boeing and Airbus.
State-backed Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) said it won 50 orders for the planned 168-seat C919 aircraft at the Zhuhai air show, which ended yesterday, bringing the total to 380.19 Nov 2012 - 4:13am
If you can't sell your products, then create a customer to buy them. That concept has been practiced for years by companies looking to sell their new products to wary buyers, with Chinese solar panel maker Suntech most recently trying out the strategy to largely disastrous results.14 Nov 2012 - 3:19pm
Commercial Aircraft Corp of China (Comac) yesterday signed a deal with Aviation Industry Corp of China (Avic) under which Avic will sell 100 of Comac's 70-90 seat ARJ21-700 aircraft in foreign markets. The deal was signed yesterday afternoon at the Zhuhai air show.18 Nov 2010 - 12:00am
For the first time, an aviation company closely tied to the military will be looking to hire overseas talent for management roles.
It is unlikely, however, that they will have access to sensitive military information.28 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
IN your editorial headlined, 'A matter of trust' (South China Morning Post, February 6), you referred to the recent increase in the workload of the Commissioner for Administrative Complaints (COMAC) and said that 'if the Governor is serious about public accountability, he should give priority to funding for the ombudsman' and that 'the Government should stop trying to sideline his office and fa10 Feb 1996 - 12:00am
SECRETARY for Recreation and Culture James So Yiu-cho is to quit the Government amid controversy over the redevelopment of the Hong Kong Stadium and his handling of the outcry at noise levels.
The Government accepted Mr So's surprise application to retire in late September. He turned 55 last month.23 Mar 1995 - 12:00am
MUNICIPAL councillors are divided on whether the council's authority to issue licences should be deemed as an administrative power that requires monitoring by the ombudsman.3 Mar 1993 - 12:00am