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Spring Airlines A320
Spring Airlines net profit falls 26% in 3Q 
Shanghai-based Spring Airlines posted a third-quarter net profit of CNY429.5 million ($64.4 million), down 26.3% over a net income of CNY582.8 million in the year-ago quarter.
Hainan Airlines 787-9
Hainan Airlines 3Q net profit nearly doubles 
China’s Hainan Airlines reported a third-quarter net profit of CNY1.7 billion ($251 million), nearly doubled from a net income of CNY887.3 million in the year-ago quarter.
China Southern Boeing 787-8
China Southern nearly triples net profit in 3Q 
China Southern Airlines reported a third-quarter net profit of CNY3.3 billion ($495 million), nearly tripled from a net income of CNY1.2 billion in the year-ago quarter.
China, Russia launching JV to design widebody aircraft 
Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) is expected to launch a joint venture with Russia to design and develop widebody aircraft at the end of this year.
COMAC C919
China Eastern to become C919 launch customer 
China Eastern Airlines is expected to become the launch customer of the Chinese-produced 150-seat C919, according to a cooperation framework agreement signed at the Zhuhai Air Show Nov. 1.
Air China A330-300
Air China 3Q net profit up 62% 
Air China reported a net profit of CNY3.8 billion in the third quarter, up 62% over a net income of CNY2.3 billion in the year-ago quarter.
China Eastern Airlines Boeing 777-300ER
China Eastern reports 3Q net profit up 95.5% 
China Eastern Airlines reported a third-quarter net profit of CNY3.5 billion ($517 million), up 95.5% over a net income of CNY1.8 billion in the year-ago quarter.
China's YTO Cargo Airlines to expand fleet to 50 aircraft by 2020 
YTO Cargo Airlines plans to expand its fleet to 50 aircraft by 2020 as China’s domestic express delivery market continues to experience rapid growth.
China’s big three relaunch aviation supply firm 
The parent companies of China Southern Airlines, Air China and China Eastern Airlines have relaunched China Aviation Supplies Co.
China Eastern Airlines A330-200
China Eastern opens Guangzhou Branch Company 
China Eastern Airlines has opened a branch company in Guangdong as the Shanghai-based carrier aims to enhance its position in the Pearl River Delta regional market of South China.
China Southern Airlines 787-8
China Southern orders 12 Boeing 787-9 aircraft 
China Southern Airlines has ordered 12 Boeing 787-9 aircraft in an effort to facilitate its rapid international expansion.
Passengers board a Spring airliner.
Spring Airlines opens more than 40 international routes this year 
Shanghai-based Spring Airlines is expected to open more than 40 international routes by the end of 2016, reflecting the explosive growth of Chinese citizens’ outbound travel.
Tianjin Airlines E190
Tianjin Airlines opens Guizhou branch company 
Tianjin Airlines has opened a branch company in Guizhou in an effort to expand its market share in West China.
Will China's Airlines Trade Yield To Maintain International Growth?
Chinese carriers are picking up the pace of their international expansion plans, but will chasing market share hurt profits?
A350 XWB
Sichuan Airlines to acquire four leased A350 XWBs 
China’s Sichuan Airlines is expected to introduce four leased Airbus A350-900s to facilitate its international expansion.
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