Tuesday , February 20 2018
Home | Tag Archives: China (page 5)

Tag Archives: China

China Airlines considering Airbus order, hopes to gain traffic rights to Paris route

Taiwan-based carrier China Airlines is weighing the possibility of acquiring Airbus aircraft which, they hope, will help them get traffic rights to flights to Paris and provide competition to their only local competitor on that route – EVA Air. China Airlines has, since the 2016 government change, shown an affinity for growth, with the European market square in their sights. A route to Paris, would offer China Airlines an opportunity …

Read More »

China, France increase number of flights

China and France have ramped up the number of flights between their countries. While Chinese airline carriers were previously permitted 50 flights per week to France, they have now been given a 150% increase with the number rising to a whopping 126 weekly flights in the next few years. This development would most likely double the number of Chinese airlines operating in France and even give them the opportunity to …

Read More »

Chinese carriers to get more flights to and from New Zealand

An expanded bilateral Air Services Agreement between New Zealand and China has boosted the number of flights Chinese airline carriers are able to operate to and from New Zealand. New Zealand Transport Minister confirmed that the updated agreement would give Chinese carriers 10 additional flights, upping the total to 59 per week. However, the number could rise further depending on the demand for flights as the New Zealand government works …

Read More »

China urged to take a look at outdated airspace rules to improve civil aviation

China Southern Airlines head Wang Changshun lobbied for the updating of airspace restrictions in order to give civil aviation more room to work with. On Monday, Changshun said that the outdated policies “have held back development of the civil aviation industry and caused flight delays.” The deputy to the National People’s Congress also said that the civil aviation routes being utilized today were planned as early as the 1950s and …

Read More »

Spanish Government authorizes signing of Air Services Agreement with Hong Kong

The Spanish government has approved the signing of an Air Services Agreement with Hong Kong, which is expected to strengthen bilateral relations in commercial air transport between the two countries. Additionally, the agreement also serves to lay the foundation for the development of improved air services between Spain and the special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China. The agreement establishes the legal framework, which provides coverage to air …

Read More »

IATA optimistic on China aviation market

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) remained upbeat on the growth potential of China’s aviation industry with the country projected to become the world’s biggest passenger market in 2024. “China’s aviation development is impressive. Today, Chinese airlines and airports rank among the top 10 by passenger numbers,” said Alexandre de Juniac, the IATA’s Director General and CEO, in a news conference that was held in the Chinese capital. The IATA …

Read More »

Australian Trade Minister to fly to China to speed up implementation of open air services agreement

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo is heading to Beijing and Shanghai this week to fast-track the implementation of “open aviation market air services” agreement that the two countries have signed back in December. Ciobo will be joined by a host of tourism executives from his country, to launch the China-Australia Year of Tourism (CAYOT). The CAYOT is an initiative established in April of 2015 by leaders of both countries to …

Read More »