Planespotter witness possible hypersonic weapon on Chinese bomber

Footage emerged online of a Chinese H-6N strategic bomber carrying what appears to be a supersonic anti-ship weapon. The existence of such a weapon in the Chinese arsenal had not been officially confirmed so far....


China to surpass recovery, increase flights by 10% over 2019

China expects record air traffic volume between October 1 and 8,  2020, the upcoming holiday week. Over 15 million domestic flight trips will be made, 10% increase in comparison with the same period in 2019....


Taiwan accuses China of second airspace breach, simulating attack

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense claims Chinese bombers and fighters breached its airspace on September 19, 2020, entering the country’s territory in a pincer movement and prompting Taiwan to scramble its own jets....


China to ease policies and increase flights for domestic routes

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has adjusted domestic flight schedules for its three biggest airports as the country’s air traffic nears complete recovery....


Photo of new FC-31 Chinese stealth jet prototype emerges

New photo of FC-31 Gyrfalcon, China’s second 5th generation stealth fighter and a competitor to Lockheed Martin F-35, started circulating on Chinese social media. It shows an upgraded and refurbished jet in what may have been a flight test....


Are Chinese airlines leading the recovery? | Data

As the first strike of COVID-19 epidemic hit China in January 2020, the world looked on with oblivious naivety. Two months later, the epidemic turned into the pandemic and many countries found themselves experiencing the same situation and making the same mistakes as China did just a short time before.  ...


China’s domestic flights nearly recovered, US remains 45% down

An air traffic assessment released by EUROCONTROL revealed staggering differences in domestic flight recovery throughout different continents. The US is halfway there, while China has almost reached pre-COVID levels on August 25, 2020....


China and U.S. in standoff after U-2 surveys live-fire exercise

Chinese Ministry of National Defence made a strongly-worded statement accusing the U.S. of flying its U-2 spy plane in the “no-fly zone” over live ammunition exercises. The U.S. military states it operated within international law....


Despite US sanctions, Russia fulfills Su-35S order from China

Russia completed the delivery of twenty-four Su-35S fighter jets to China. The contract was estimated to be around $ 2.5 billion. This procurement had led the United States to impose sanctions on China in September 2018....


China opens $16B of aviation projects to private investment

The Civil Aviation Administration of China published a list of 28 civil aviation projects worth $16 billion that are now open to private investments....