China

Etihad to launch direct Beijing-Abu Dhabi route

From December 7, 2020, Etihad Airways will start flights between Beijing, China and Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates....


COMAC C919: design finalized, certification tests to begin

Chinese manufacturer COMAC has received type inspection authorization for its newest airliner, the C919, and now aims to start deliveries in 2021....


Passengers provide identical COVID tests, flight canceled

Pegas Fly was forced to cancel a flight from Moscow, Russia, to Zhengzhou, China, after COVID-19 tests of almost 200 passengers were found to be identical....


Fear, fakes and pledges as CRAIC CR929 inches forward

The development of Russian-Chinese CRAIC CR929 widebody airliner came unstuck once again, but anxiety remains, resulting in some awkward situations.   ...


How does the Chinese new aircraft market look like in 20 years?

On 12th, Boeing released the 2020 China civil aviation market outlook, which estimates that in the next 20 years, Chinese airlines will purchase 8600 new aircraft which worth $1.4 trillion, and will r...


COMAC C919: how to break Airbus-Boeing duopoly

On November 2, 2020, China flew its COMAC C919 at an airshow for the first time. It seemed like it was capable of impressing the audience, but can it do the most important task: break the Airbus-Boeing duopoly?...


COMAC delivered 1st ARJ21 out of 100 to China Express Airlines

At the beginning of the month, Chinese state-owned aerospace manufacturer COMAC received a 100-aircraft order from China Express airlines. The first ARJ21 flew from Shanghai to Chongqing today, markin...


Aerolíneas Argentinas operates humanitarian flights to China

Six months after Argentina banned international and domestic flights, Aerolíneas Argentinas resumed some of its flights. The country’s flag carrier announced six humanitarian flights to China throughout November 2020. ...


Ethiopian Airlines gets flight ban on China route until 2021

Chinese authority prolongs Ethiopian Airlines flight ban to Shanghai due to COVID-19.   ...


Beijing Daxing Airport offers in-airport food delivery service

As of 2020, China’s online food delivery market generates the equivalent of 45 billion USD yearly — nearly double that of the US. More than 400 million people in China use food delivery services. Duri...