Air China

By David Casey
Air China plans to open its first route to Saudi Arabia in May, while China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines are launching new European flights.
Airports & Networks

By Chen Chuanren
With domestic traffic already surpassing pre-pandemic levels, the results are a clear indication of the carriers' glacial recovery of international capacity.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Backed by renewed travel sentiments and open borders, HSBC analysts are optimistic that Chinese carriers are on track for a “record profit” in 2024.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
Air China says it will be raising funds and some of the proceeds will go toward buying 17 domestically developed Comac C919 and ARJ21 regional airliners.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
Air China is to become the third airline to offer flights between Beijing and Istanbul.
Airports & Networks

By Matthew Fulco
While MRO joint ventures in China are still forming, the environment for such ventures is becoming less favorable.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
The news of the capacity boost comes on the heels of China’s “Big Three” carriers all reporting their first quarterly profits since the pandemic started.
Airlines & Lessors

By Jens Flottau
China’s decades as aviation’s fastest growth country is over for now, and it will take years for aircraft deliveries to return to previous levels.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New MRO joint ventures feature in this month’s news briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
This comes as the CAAC reported a 7.4% increase in passenger volume during the summer travel season against 2019 levels.
Airlines & Lessors

By Chen Chuanren
The facility will be 80,000 m² in size and will enter production starting in 2026.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
International passenger carriage figures for Air China, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines are still down compared to pre-pandemic levels.
Airlines & Lessors

By Matthew Fulco
Economic and geopolitical travails are weighing on China’s international passenger flight recovery.
Airlines & Lessors

By Matthew Fulco
China’s decision to relax outbound tour group restrictions on 78 countries has prompted speculation the country's international air travel recovery has arrived.
Airlines & Lessors

All the important data related to the airline in recent years.
Air Transport

By Chen Chuanren
Air China has completed the country’s first uptake of sustainable aviation fuel in a commercial flight with an Airbus A350-900 flying from Hangzhou to Beijing.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Aaron Karp
Sydney Airport (SYD) says seven Chinese airlines will operate 48 weekly services to the airport from mainland China in July, as the Chinese economy recovers.
Airports & Networks

By Chen Chuanren
Air China narrowed its first-quarter net loss to CNY3.2 billion ($462 million) from CNY9.8 billion a year prior.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Airports & Networks

By David Casey
The latest new route announcements, schedule changes and codeshares.
Air Transport

By James Pozzi
The British engine manufacturer also saw revenue growth in its civil aviation services business.
Aircraft & Propulsion

By Chen Chuanren
Flag-carrier Air China forecast the biggest projected loss.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By David Casey
Routes details the latest new route announcements, as well as the services returning to carriers’ networks.
Airports & Networks

By Chen Chuanren
China was the world’s only major air transport market that saw negative growth in 2022.
Airlines & Lessors

By David Casey
The planned changes coincide with China dropping quarantine requirements for inbound travelers.
Airports & Networks