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  • PICTURE: Air China receives Asia’s first Boeing 747-8I aircraft


    Air China has taken delivery of its first Boeing 747-8I aircraft, making it the first Asian customer of the type.


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  • Hainan Airlines 737-800 makes biofuel flight


    Hainan Airlines has become the first Chinese carrier to trial locally-sourced biofuel on a passenger flight.


  • Washington National operator weighs expansion options


    ​The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is evaluating four options to expand terminal facilities at...


  • Shandong Airlines signs for 50 737s


    Shandong Airlines has placed an order for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, in a deal worth $4.65 billion at list price.


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  • PARIS: CAE announces slew of airline training and simulator contracts

    News | 15 Jun 2015 09:12 | Murdo Morrison

    ​CAE has announced a slew of more than 30 airline contracts at Paris. They include cadet training programmes with EasyJet, Air China and Eva Air for the supply of 120 cadets and pilot type-rating solutions for carriers including West Atlantic, AeroContractors of Nigeria, Hong Kong Airlines and Braathens Regional Airlines. In addition, CAE, which both manufactures simulators and offers simulator-based and ab initio training, is to supply three Boeing 737 simulators to Hainan Airlines, and an A350 simulator to an undisclosed airline - the Canadian company's ninth A350 simulator sale.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-CAE-announces-slew-of-airline-training-and-simulator-contracts-413597/
  • ANALYSIS: Asia’s LCC still in holding pattern

    News | 08 May 2015 00:02 | Ellis Taylor

    Asia’s low-cost carriers are still focusing on consolidating years of rapid growth, although new players are emerging in North Asia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Asias-LCC-still-in-holding-pattern-411981/
  • ​ANALYSIS: Asia Pacific carriers take 43 new aircraft in April

    News | 06 May 2015 02:16 | Greg Waldron

    Asia Pacific carriers took 31% of the new passenger aircraft delivered during April, receiving 43 aircraft out of global deliveries of 139 units.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Asia-Pacific-carriers-take-43-new-aircraft-in-April-411971/
  • ANALYSIS: China carriers look beyond Middle Kingdom

    News | 24 Apr 2015 00:05 | Mavis Toh

    Chinese carriers will operate 7,356 weekly international flights in summer 2015, a 39.2% increase from the previous corresponding period.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-China-carriers-look-beyond-Middle-Kingdom-411430/
  • ANALYSIS: International growth focused on largest US markets

    News | 14 Apr 2015 13:02 | Edward Russell

    ​Much has been made about the new generation of widebody aircraft opening up new international gateways in cities like Austin, San Diego and San Jose, with routes to faraway cities like London and Tokyo.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-International-growth-focused-on-largest-US-markets-410523/
  • Three Chinese carriers seek rights to Japan

    News | 10 Apr 2015 08:04 | Firdaus Hashim

    China Southern Airlines, Spring Airlines and Hainan Airlines have filed applications with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) seeking to operate services to Japan.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Three-Chinese-carriers-seek-rights-to-Japan-411050/