People's Republic Of China

Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 90 day mission

Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth after a 90-day mission on the country’s new space station  ...


Cargo operations at Shanghai hit by new COVID restrictions

Lufthansa Cargo is among airlines adjusting schedules after fresh COVID restrictions hit cargo handling in Shanghai...


China aims to operate the world’s fastest airliner by 2035

Chinese scientific journal published details on the design of 10-seat Mach 6-capable aircraft which it claims could be mass-produced before 2035....


New Chinese combat drone WJ-700 performs maiden flight

China performed a successful first flight test of its WJ-700 Falcon, a new jet-powered combat and reconnaissance drone....


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.  ...