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Talks underway for Malaysian carriers to gain access to more routes in China

Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai announced that talks are ongoing for Malaysian airlines to possibly fly to more routes in China. The Transport Minister also disclosed that Malaysia Airlines (MAB) is targeting second-tier cities by flying to Wuhan in the central, Nanjing in the east and the southern city Fuzhou. “The second-tier cities of China are developing very fast, it is vital to expand and open up …

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Aviation row between China and Taiwan heats up

The tension between China and Taiwan that started over air navigation has resulted in the cancellation of 176 flights between the two nations. Taiwan has expressed its opposition to the flight paths of special services on for the impending Spring Festival (Chinese New Year). The route in question is called M503 and it is said to pass dangerously close to existing airports on the disputed Tiaoyutai Islands in the straits. …

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Beijing holds ground against Taiwan’s air route complaint

Beijing asserted that it does not need the permission of Taiwan to open air routes. The bold contention came after Taiwan lodged a complaint after Beijing opened a new route over the Taiwan Strait for flights between Hong Kong and Shanghai. Taiwan claims that the new route poses a risk. Taipei says the route is in close proximity to the middle line of the Taiwan Strait that it affects air …

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Jordan and China Sign Air Services Agreement

Jordan and China have inked the final version of the Air Services Agreement that representatives of the two nations initially signed back in 1992. Signing the pact were Captain Haitham Misto, President and CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines and Beijing’s Ambassador to Amman, Ban Wei Fang. The agreement seeks to regulate air services and allow air transport companies from the two countries to operate 21 passenger and cargo flights each …

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China to make it easier for enterprises to invest in fast-growing aviation industry

China is going to make it easier for enterprises, either state or privately owned, to invest in its fast-rising aviation industry starting on January 19. However, it would still keep the state’s control over key airlines and airports in sensitive regions. China is considered to be the world’s fastest growing aviation market. According to the International Air Transport Association, the Asian powerhouse is expected to surpass the United States as …

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Taiwan: Civil Aeronautics Administration submits proposals for response to route launch by China

The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) revealed that it has already forwarded proposals to the Mainland Affairs Council with regards to potential responses that would resolve issues stemming from China’s unilateral launch of four aviation routes over the Taiwan Strait. The air routes are for northbound trips on the M503 route, which is only 7.8 km away from the median line of the Strait. It can also be used for those …

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Chinese airlines set to soar to new heights with fare price liberalization

Chinese carriers would now have the ability to set their own prices on over 300 different routes after the aviation regulator liberalized fees in what is considered to be a huge step towards the reform of the world’s fastest growing civil aviation market. The Civil Aviation Administration of China disclosed that it would let airlines work out their own prices on domestic routes that have at least five carriers competing. …

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China opens four new aviation corridors over Taiwan Strait

China has opened four new aviation corridors over the Taiwan Strait, prompting Taiwan to howl in protest and subsequently demand talks with Beijing. The mainland’s Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) recently announced that beginning on Thursday, commercial aircraft could start flying south to north through the M503 air corridor, and using three connecting regional corridors. The move is said to ensure aviation safety as aircrafts flying through the aforementioned …

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EU, China finalize new aviation agreements for certification standardization and liberalization

The European Commission and China have finalized the following agreements that would help facilitate market access: European Commission and China concluded (08-Dec-2017) the following agreements aiming to facilitate market access: Bilateral Civil Aviation Safety Agreement: Will take away the needless duplication of evaluation and certification activities for aeronautical products by the civil aviation authorities, therefore lowering costs. The initialing of the agreement will also advance ongoing certification processes for European …

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