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China Civil Aviation News Nov 11

Mon Nov 12, 2001 10:38 am

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China's Civil Aviation News (CCA News)

ISSUE 10, November 11, 2001 the latest from CARNOC

English Newsletter Update News: 04 NOV, 2001 ---- 10 NOV, 2001


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China's National News

CAAC professors indicated that flight ticket fares are difficult to reduce in China.
A few days ago, CAAC professors and researchers indicated that flight ticket fares are difficult to reduce in China and it has discussed during an interview with some journalists. Furthermore, a professor said that the US has relaxed restrictions in 1978 and many of the US airlines have reported deficit for several years. In China, 37.38% of costs are used for aircraft repairs, managements, sales and salaries, other 62.62% expiration expenses are spent on petroleum, take off and landing charges etc. It is the opposite of other countries. Moreover, because of the competitions in today's China civil aviation industry, if the government waive its rights to control flight ticket fares on domestic routes, it will cause a serious loss to the country.
(Author: Jun Gu/Source: China Youth Daily, China/Chinese Details)

Airbus congratulates China to be a member of WTO.
Airbus Corporation China Branch managing director wrote a formal letter to the largest web site in China----Sina and congratulates China to be a member of WTO. He wrote that Airbus supports and congratulates China to be a member of WTO. More than 44,000 Airbus employees are happy today, because to be a member of WTO is a dream of Chinese people, China's central government and China, but it will become truth. Airbus and its employees are having really good public relations with Chinese people and China. China is one of the world's largest market. In the next 20 years, China will be the second largest aviation market and Airbus hopes to have more and more commerce in China.
(Author: Lede Ma/Source: Sina (Financial Channel), China/Chinese Details)

Customers are not very interesting buying E-ticket in China.
In most of developed countries, E-ticket is a success and easy method for flight passengers and it has been used publicly. Nowadays, China is much more opening than before, but it is still a developing country. To improve the standard of China's civil aviation industry, testing its service level that one of the improvements is t how successful E-ticket is in China.
In fact, China's airline carriers established E-ticket not long ago and most of customers and flight passengers are not interesting buying E-ticket, because they don't know how easy it can be and we cannot deny that the Internet is still not as popular as many developed countries. Unsuccessful paying system is also an obstacle for people to buy E-tickets.
(Author: Wenqing Zhang, Zhenhua Liu/Source: Xinmin Evening News, China/Chinese Details)

Wuhan Airlines is now operating on the route between Wuhan and Sanya.
A Boeing 737 jet which is belonging to Wuhan Airlines has landed in Sanya Int'l Airport, Hainan Province. A newspaper article has told us that it is the eighth new route established by Wuhan Airlines this year. In addition, Wuhan Airlines will establish or resume a few services to other destinations.
Because of the increasing tourist industry, several holiday locations are being famous and popular and it brings a highly rising air transportation business, China's domestic air carriers are focusing this business and they are hoping to get greater benefits.
(Author: Guoxiang Zhang, Dejun Ge, Guangju Liu/Source: Wuhan Morning Post, China/Chinese Details)

Dragonair joins the China International Tourism Exchange Conference.
Dragonair announced that it joins the China International Tourism Exchange Conference in Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province. Dragonair is an international airline carrier, based on Hong Kong and it's the only Hong Kong's airline that is serving routes between Mainland China and Hong Kong.
Dragonair believes that China is a golden goose for its business and company profits. At this stage, joining the China International Tourism Exchange Conference is undoubted to publicize Dragonair to be well-known in Mainland China. During this conference, Dragonair will introduce its routes network, products, flights, frequent flyer program and other services to visitors and business partners of the China International Tourism Exchange Conference.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Takung Pao, Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Chinese students will study flying license.
In Sichuan province, 7 high school graduators will study flying license in Canada and their applications has been approved by the immigration section of Canada Embassy in China.
Because of the WTO (World Trade Organization) has approved China's accession and it means that more and more communications are needed between China and foreign countries, it causes more professional and accurate contacts and China will liberalize much more later on.
The parents of these 7 students trusts that pilot will become a popular occupation and China's civil aviation industry will become successful and higher growth industry in the future.
(Author: Qing Li, Jian Hu/Source: Chengdu Evening News, China/Chinese Details)

China Southwest Airlines will operate three international routes.
In Mainland China, airlines are being regroup at this stage and China Southwest Airlines will belong to Air China later on, Air China has lent three of its Airbus 340 jets to China Southwest Airlines. Start from 12 November, 2001, China Southwest Airlines will use these three aircrafts to operate three Air China's international routes and Air China will stop to serving these flights.
We found out that now China Southwest Airlines has three Airbus 340 aircrafts that are belonging to itself and three same type of jets lent from Air China. Researchers said that there is a great chance that these six aircrafts perhaps will become the only Airbus 340 fleet in the new Air China corp. after Air China regroup with other partner airlines.
(Author: Ping Peng, Nianhong Duan/Source: Sichuan Daily, China/Chinese Details)

China Southern Airlines will build advanced aviation transit operations in Guangzhou.
China Southern Airlines announced that the corp. will spend 3.55 billion Chinese yuans (RMB) (approximately 430 million US dollars) to build advanced aviation transit operations and they will be able to use from October, 2003.
New Express reported that operations will include four major areas, they are China Southern Airlines administration and services area, catering service area, cargo (airfreight) service area and aircraft affairs area.
(Author: Feng Lin, Yong Tang, Wenyang Luo/Source: New Express, China/Chinese Details)

Guangzhou Baiyun Int'l Airport and Beijing Capital Int'l Airport's frequent passenger club members are now able to enjoy high quality services in both airports.
Guangzhou Baiyun Int'l Airport and Beijing Capital Int'l Airport has signed an agreement that their freuqnet passenger club members are now able to use high quality services in both airports. This is the first time that two airports has signed a cooperation agreement in China.
(Author: Yong Ma, Qianhong Zhu, Zuwen Li/Source: Yangcheng Evening News, China/Chinese Details)

China's Regional News

Macao Int'l Airport tested its guiding & conduction systems.
Macao Int'l Airport tests its guiding and conduction system three times each year. A few days ago, Macao Int'l Airport and Macao Civil Aviation Authority invited CAAC to aid them test its systems.
Based on a newspaper report, CAAC dispatched a jetliner with world's top testing systems to Macao and assist Macao Int'l Airport to test its guiding and conduction systems. The test will process for five days.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Macao Daily, Macao (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Cathay Pacific signed a codeshare agreement with Philippine Airlines.
A few days ago, Cathay Pacific Airways and Philippine Airlines has announced that they have signed a codeshare agreement and it will effective from 5 November, 2001. The details shows that the codeshare agreement is relating to flights between Hong Kong and Cebu. In the agreement, Cathay Pacific will keep operating its service between Hong Kong and Cebu and Philippine Airlines can arrange its airline code on these flights.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Cathay Pacific Airways Official Web Site, Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

International News

The US civil aviation industry keeps dropping off.
After the attacks in the US, the US civil aviation industry were deeply died in September and it has increased in the next month. However, the data shows that there are serious decreasing passenger numbers compare to the corresponding period of 2000 and before.
Furthermore, some analysts indicated that the US civil aviation industry will keep reducing for months, even years, especial on its international routes.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Takung Pao, Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)


China's National News

Lijiang Airport will be the largest regional airport in Yunnan province.
(Author: Fa Wang/Source: Yunnan Daily, China/Chinese Details)

Beijing Capital Int'l Airport noticed passengers again that any sharp materials are not allowed to onboard.
(Author: Huichang Wang, Yingying Gao/Source: Beijing Morning Post, China/Chinese Details)

Seaplanes that are belonging to Shandong Airlines are now operating on domestic routes within Shandong province.
(Author: Unknown/Source: China Central Television Station (CCTV), China/Chinese Details)

Yunnan Airlines adds extra flights on routes within Yunnan province.
(Author: Unknown/Source: China Central Television Station (CCTV), China/Chinese Details)

China Eastern Airlines has got 18% privilege tax charges from the taxation department.
(Author: Unknow/Source: Metro Broadcast (Finance), Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Shenzhen Airlines developed its E-ticket service.
(Author: Jun Lu/Source: Shenzhen Commercial Press, China/Chinese Details)

Xiamen Airport is well-behaved in China's stock market.
(Author: Lisheng Zhang/Source: Stock Times, China/Chinese Details)

China Southern Airlines Shantou Branch began its improvements of sweet services.
(Author: Kaiying Wang, Zaiquan Fan/Source: Shantou Special Zone Evening Post, China/Chinese Details)

Shanghai is trying to improve its cargo service.
(Author: Quan Jin/Source: Takung Pao, Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Marriott International is now a new partner of China Southern Airlines frequent flyer program----Sky Pearl Club.
(Author: Dong Su, Wenyang Luo, Hongtao Liu/Source: Nanfang Daily, China/Chinese Details)

Jinan cleaned up the surrounding environment of Jinan Airport.
(Author: Ling Zi, Tiantong Xin, Baoxiang Xue/Source: Jinan Times, China/Chinese Details)

TravelSky Technology Limited to extend its customer satisfaction service.
(Author: Ru Liang/Source: Civil Aviation Resource Net of China/Chinese Details)

China's Regional News

DHL builds express postal transit center in Hong Kong.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Takung Pao, Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Airfreight business decreased sharply in Macao.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Macao Daily, Macao (SAR)/Chinese Details)

International News

A SIA jumbo flight emergency landed in Sydney Kingsford Int'l Airport.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Lian He Zao Bao, Singapore/Chinese Details)

Airbus anticipates no more than 300 jets will be produced next year.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Metro Broadcast (Finance), Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

Sabena Airlines has been bankrupted.
(Author: Unknown/Source: Metro Broadcast (Finance), Hong Kong (SAR)/Chinese Details)

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RE: China Civil Aviation News Nov 11

Fri Nov 16, 2001 12:48 pm

Very interesting, particularly about the Air China 340s going to China SW, but shouldn't this topic be transferred to the main forum?

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