China Real Time’s Colum Murphy reports that China’s civil aviation authorities are...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 23, 2014
The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Josh Rudolph | Apr 4, 2013
China’s 12th Five Year Plan (2011-2015) has identified infrastructure development as essential for maintaining economic growth, and under it local governments will be footing the bill for airport renovations, expansions...
by Melissa M. Chan | Nov 13, 2012
As China attempts to build its own jet engine for military and commercial use, China has unveiled new orders for its passenger jet at the country’s main airshow in Zhuhai, from Reuters: The C919 is designed to challenge Airbus...
by Melissa M. Chan | Jul 10, 2012
Reuters interviews Wang Zhenghua, the owner of China’s biggest private budget carriers, and reports on his philosophy for surviving in a state-dominated sector: “You have to take it a bit slowly, rather than being too...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 26, 2012
China Real Time blog interviews James Fallows about his new book China Airborne and about the aviation industry in China: You highlight the dramatic improvement of China’s airlines as one area of particular success. Are there...
by zhou shuren | Oct 17, 2011
Due to the delays of the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” Jets, China Eastern Airlines has substituted the 787 Dreamliners with 737s at a significantly reduced price. From The Wall Street Journal: China Eastern reached an...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 25, 2010
The Christian Science Monitor follows up on Tuesday’s crash of a Henan Airlines flight: The plane crash in China that killed 42 people late Tuesday night was a rare blot on the country’s aviation safety copybook, say...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 28, 2010
Bloomberg reports on the ways China is helping to boost the global airline and aircraft manufacturing industries: Deals backed by Chinese institutions in the last year include Bank of China BOC Aviation’s sale-lease-back of...
by Sophie Beach | Dec 6, 2008
China’s first private airline isn’t faring too well. From AP: Okay Airways has been locked in a messy dispute with its controlling shareholder. News reports this week said the Civil Aviation Administration of China...
by Sophia Cao | Sep 18, 2007
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