The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) will limit operations of North Korea’s state-owned flag carrier Air Koryo in China after its Russian-built Tu-204 aircraft made an emergency landing in Shenyang because of smoke in the cabin last month.
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) is expected to raise the bar on approving new entrants in the domestic airline industry in light of market saturation and possible excessive competition.
Shanghai-based Juneyao Airlines is expected to join Star Alliance’s Connecting Partner Model (CPM) program in an effort to facilitate its rapid international expansion, according to an industry insider.
China’s HNA Group subsidiary HNA Aviation Air Catering has increased its stake in Swiss airline catering and logistics services company Gategroup from 61.7% to 96.1% as it steps up its international pace.
Hainan Airlines is expected to raise its stake in Shanghai-based Yangtze River Airlines from 0.37% to 11.6% with an investment of CNY915.2 million ($136.8 million) to enhance its position in Shanghai and the East China market.
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Wednesday....More
FAA is stuck in “a vicious cycle” of deploying new air traffic control (ATC) technology so slowly that it becomes outdated by the time the technology is actually in use, NATCA president Paul Rinaldi said Aug. 24....More
GE Aviation and CFM International, the GE/Snecma joint venture, appeared to be the winners among aircraft engine manufacturers at the Farnborough Airshow in terms of quantity and value of orders, though Pratt & Whitney and Rolls-Royce also secured significant engine orders during the event....More