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by Zoedyn
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Per stats by VariFlight, as of 10:30 am for Mar 2, there were 8430 cancelations out of a total 15,800 scheduled flights for mainland Chinese airlines. Cancelation rate overall 53.35% :yawn: On Mar 1, Chinese aircraft utilization rate was continuing upward trend at 3.95 hours a day overall, widebodie...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

http://finance.ifeng.com/c/7uVXrhM9PwO Chinese airlines are offering "cheap-as-cabbage" tickets as low as ¥5 RMB or less than $1, with a loss of ¥100 bln RMB/14.29 bln US$ feared for the whole airline industry in mainland China due to COVID19 :brokenheart: https://i.ibb.co/DYKDgZ3/F96474-F...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Mar 01, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1659939474561480192&wfr=spider&for=pc&sa=vs_ob_realtime Hainan Airlines is resuming close to 2K fights during Mar 1-7 https://www.wsj.com/amp/articles/chinas-hna-hit-by-the-coronavirus-is-effectively-taken-over-by-the-government-11582981584 http://finance...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Feb 29, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1659822357756818456&wfr=spider&for=pc Shenzhen Airport gets greenlight from China's National Development and Reform Commission for 3rd new runway, which will enable SZX to handle 80 mln pax by 2030 https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1659850268038795326&wfr=...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Feb 27, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

http://finance.ifeng.com/c/7uPeSg22ihT 东航首批国际航线复航 到2月底已恢复1050个航班 Hopefully, a glimpse of light at the end of a long pitch dark tunnel :boxedin: China Eastern is starting to resume its 1st batch of international services suspended due to COVID-19, with flights btwn Mandalay and Kunming reopened today...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

http://www.minhangshi.com/m/h5/detail/7863159 VariFlight released a fairly comprehensive set of flight stats for Feb 7 as follows (4th header: # of scheduled flights; 5th header: # of canceled flights; 6th header: cancelation rate) 41 mainland Chinese airlines got 11,746 cancelations out of a total ...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Feb 08, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Ministry of Foreign Affairs PRC: A vice minister discussed with Italian ambassador in China regarding Italy's all-out ban on Italy-China pax flights, and urged the Italian side to follow WHO guidance, lift the ban ASAP and restrain from overreacting by putting bilateral exchange in bigger perspectiv...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

China Southern plans to suspend its N American routes till late Mar :o https://i.ibb.co/sVhnvwq/50759-EB1-2322-48-BB-9-EDE-55-CC0-DDE17-CF.jpg https://m.weibo.cn/1824108430/4469028901213875 At least 5 pax onboard Ruili Airlines Flight #DR6562 from Hohhot to Shenyang Jan 18th got confirmed to be infe...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

According to officials at a joint press conference this afternoon Feb 6, CAAC in coordination with MFA PRC has sent emergency letters to 70+ countries with air links with China to brief them on Chinese pro-active efforts in fighting coronavirus, advising them to follow WHO guidelines instead of bein...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

China Eastern Airlines' further plans to return home abt 900 more Taiwanese who are still stranded in Hubei Province but wish to go back to Taiwan have gone pear-shaped :liar: Per spokesperson of Taiwan Affairs Office of Hubei Province Mr Xing Junzhi, MU's planned 4 charter evacuation flights on Feb...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

2019-nCoV is already taking an unmistakable toll on the performance of Guangzhou Baiyun Airport/CAN, one of the TOP 3 air hubs in mainland China and ranking 11th worldwide by pax traffic in 2019. Latest stats of Jan 2020 show CAN suffered declines in all three key metrics in an extraordinary month t...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://www.yicai.com/news/100491653.html The State Council of China is throwing a lifeboat to Chinese airlines struggling in deep waters against the brutal 2019-nCoV blow by announcing the cancelation of Civil Aviation Development Fund charges levied on airlines, as per report by Chinese state broa...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Per VariFlights stats today Feb 5 (as of 12 at noon) , a mere 4931 flights were performed while a whopping 11,632 flights canceled by 41 mainland Chinese airlines, a horrific cancelation rate of 70.36% overall :cry2: https://i.ibb.co/3BZzzvz/E8-C12185-FD2-A-44-F2-AF6-D-F259-FDE2-C925.jpg http://www....

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by Zoedyn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Russia had sent 5 military aircraft IL-76MD from Ulan-Ude/UUD to evacuate Russians stranded in Wuhan on Feb 3rd and 4th. The evacuees seemed in good spirits as the revealing footage shows in the link below :beady: https://m.weibo.cn/1340723374/4468543850317026 Brazilian Air Force will send two 36-se...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Feb 05, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Cancelation woes continue for Chinese carriers, per VariFlight stats :brokenheart: On Feb 4 (as of 10:30 am), there were 11,007 cancelations out of a total 16,623 scheduled flights for 41 mainland Chinese airlines. Cancelation rate overall was alarmingly high at 66.21%. https://i.ibb.co/7X87cdL/A6-C...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Feb 04, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Chinese airlines, big or small, are continuing their vigorous efforts to help Hubei/Wuhan fight 2019-nCoV :white: Jiangxi Air flew 101 staff of Jiangxi Province medical team and their equipment from Nanchang City to Wuhan in a charter flight #RY8989 free of charge this afternoon Feb 4 https://i.ibb....

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by Zoedyn
Tue Feb 04, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://m.weibo.cn/1821797847/4468218225441599 CAAC mandates that Chinese carriers—while duly canceling international services for market considerations— maintain a necessary amount of, rather than completely cut off, air connectivity with destination countries on their route network to meet transpo...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Feb 04, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

China Southern Flight #CZ634 from NBO to CAN Feb 3 loaded in its cabin in a rare move with emergency relief supplies donated by Chinese expats in Kenya https://i.ibb.co/BPb3LhJ/2-A7-C71-CD-58-F8-476-D-8605-14-BED71-FF8-B3.jpg Video clip link: https://m.weibo.cn/2728955263/4468085442483553 Qatar Airw...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

http://www.iaion.com/jd/106820.html Per stats by VariFlight, all the 233 civilian airports in mainland China today Feb 3 got an altogether 33,155 scheduled flights, but canceled 20,237 of them at a cancelation rate of 61.03% :brokenheart: as the following chart shows (4th header: # of scheduled flig...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/IhPt344twEZq43mjzmXxiA https://udn.com/news/story/120940/4316614 China Eastern is evacuating hundreds of Taiwanese ppl stranded in Wuhan back to Taipei via a charter flight using A333 tonight Feb 3 :airplane: Reports say over 400 Taiwanese have been stranded in Wuhan, with...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://news.163.com/air/20/0203/08/F4ET77IB000181O6.html Average PLF plummeted to below 50% with some flights taking zero-pax aboard, losing a daily ¥10 mln/US$1.4 mln in the past few days amid coronavirus outbreak, as per salesmen from a medium-sized Chinese airline https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?i...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Feb 03, 2020 2:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1657402072218486664&wfr=spider&for=pc Upon the command by Central Military Commission PRC, the People's Liberation Army Air Force dispatched 8 large transport aircraft from Shenyang, Lanzhou, Guangzhou, Nanjing to Wuhan yesterday Feb 2, bringing a total of 79...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://m.weibo.cn/1821797847/4467552950553922 Via CAAC coordination, China Southern, China Eastern, China Express Airlines, Shandong Airlines, Sichuan Airlines are arranging 10 charter planes to fly new batches of medical teams from Xi’an, Shenyang, Chongqing, Chengdu to Wuhan today Feb 2 Separatel...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Feb 02, 2020 3:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

Reverse repatriation flights continue for Chinese airlines :airplane: Upon requests/arrangements of CAAC and MFA PRC, China Southern operated a charter flight #CZ3002 last evening Feb 1 from Phuket to Wuhan to return home 89 pax of Hubei-Province-origin (including 3 babies) stranded in Thailand in t...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Re: Chinese Aviation — 2020

https://m.weibo.cn/1743873607/4467200021019851 Per stats by VariFlight, 41 mainland Chinese airlines canceled 9461 out of a total 17,908 scheduled flights today Feb 1, an alarming cancellation rate of 55.33% :redflag: China Southern scheduled: 2832 canceled: 1771 cancelation rate: 62.54% China Easte...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chinese Aviation — 2020
Replies: 39
Views: 5459

Chinese Aviation — 2020

I now decided upon second thoughts to start this thread focused on Chinese aviation for 2020, a year that is bound to go down in Chinese history, given the deadly 2019-nCoV outbreak in China. So please share your observations, comments, predictions, updates etc on Chinese aviation here, esp your vie...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jan 31, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

http://cs.mfa.gov.cn/gyls/lsgz/fwxx/P020200131649868077823.pdf An altogether 62 countries around the world have imposed a variety of entry restrictions/measures for Chinese nationals owing to the coronavirus outbreak, per lastest updated stats by Ministry of Foreign Affairs PRC as of today Jan 31 :a...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

https://baijiahao.baidu.com/s?id=1657215487967290617&wfr=spider&for=pc&isFailFlag=1 Interesting piece for a glimpse of how a Chinese airport/Chinese tier-3 city are coping in fight against coronavirus domestically :tapedshut: The Chinese article says Sanya Airport on the southern tip of ...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jan 31, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

https://weibo.com/1699540307/Is0Jd1ECn?from=page_1002061699540307_profile&wvr=6&mod=weibotime&type=comment#_rnd1580443193387 Upon requests of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs PRC, Xiamen Air is sending out 2 planes today Jan 31 to Bangkok and Kota Kinabalu to bring back home Wuhan pax who...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

http://news.ifeng.com/c/7teetW8QkFs Reverse evacuation now :airplane: Early this morning Jan 30, 212 Wuhan pax who had been stranded in Singapore arrived back at WUH aboard Flight #TR120 :bomb: It’s reported CAAC has granted permission to operations of charter flights from overseas airports to WUH b...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3581

Re: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News & Vision - 2020

https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -feb-2020/

Truly unfortunate for PKX to fall prey to this virus when the new-born hub would be taking off :brokenheart:
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Royal Air Maroc closes Beijing Daxing reservations in Feb 2020!
https://www.routesonline.com/news/38/ai ... -feb-2020/

Truly unfortunate for PKX to fall prey to this virus when the new-born hub would be taking off :brokenheart:

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Chinese airlines are being hardest hit now with big numbers of flights being cancelled, as shown by the following mid-day flight stats today Jan 29. A crushing blow far worse than SARS is feared for the Chinese airline industry now :hissyfit: https://i.ibb.co/Lr6h8Ym/7-E7-D4-BB6-AA3-D-43-FB-A7-EB-3-...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

http://news.ifeng.com/c/7tcznLZRGAO Another 2 pax from Hubei Province onboard Flight #TR188 from Singapore to Hangzhou on Jan 24 are confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus today Jan 29, adding up to a total of 4 confirmed cases among the 335 pax on that flight, of whom 116 are from Wuhan, the...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3581

Re: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News & Vision - 2020

Alas! Following AY's suspension of HEL-PKX/NKG, BA is following suit by halting LHR-PKX/PVG :liar: Domino effect now :gasp: https://paxex.aero/2020/01/british-airways-to-halt-beijing-shanghai-flights/?utm_source=TW&utm_medium=WA-TW&utm_campaign=3824 As health concerns mount and waiver option...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

http://www.nhc.gov.cn/xcs/yqtb/202001/1c259a68d81d40abb939a0781c1fe237.shtml China's National Heath Commission now gives a daily update of the coronavirus figures on its website. Below is the latest info of mainland China during 0-24 o'clock Jan 28 yesterday. An escalating situation indeed now :crac...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jan 28, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

http://news.sina.com.cn/c/2020-01-27/doc-iihnzahk6566599.shtml The Chinese report says on the night of Jan 26, a Thai AirAsia flight #FD428 got all the 178 ppl (including 6 crew members) aboard quarantined upon landing in Guiyang City after two pax (a 44-year-old man and a 7-year-old girl) were foun...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jan 28, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Clearly, whether upon CAAC requests or not, virtually the whole Chinese airline industry has been urgently mobilized in the unprecedentedly massive national fight against the coronavirus across mainland China, as shown below in these headlines that keep coming :airplane: Just hoping, with the phenom...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 212192

Forbes Article: China-U.S. Air Traffic Is In Free-Fall

https://www.forbes.com/sites/mikeboyd/2020/01/27/sudden-free-fall-chinaus-air-traffic/#1ed32f7e208c Major takeaways: :arrow: On-going coronavirus epidemic is sending China-US air traffic into free-fall, and is going to devastate traffic for a period of at least six months or maybe longer. :arrow: Th...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3581

Re: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News & Vision - 2020

Russian flag carrier Aeroflot is amazing :praise: It will be switching all of its existing 3 daily peak-season PEK flights to PKX, plus scheduling 1 additional daily Moscow and 5 weekly Krasnoyarsk services to the new airport in summer 2020. Which means in combination with service by CZ, MU, U6 and ...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC, Chinese airports & airlines mobilize to curb coronavirus spread
Replies: 3
Views: 780

CAAC, Chinese airports & airlines mobilize to curb coronavirus spread

http://finance.sina.com.cn/wm/2020-01-25/doc-iihnzhha4649304.shtml Main points: :arrow: CAAC demands all units in the Chinese airline industry toughen measures with greater urgency to curb the coronavirus spread by cutting off its air-borne transmission channel. :arrow: Major airports in Beijing, Sh...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed
Replies: 41
Views: 6075

Re: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed

With this aviation deal done, Italy just got so much more potential to unlock with the Chinese tourism-wise. I can confidently bet, given the many world-famous places of interest Italy boasts, there'd be simply no shortage of wave after wave of Chinese tourists (many with deep pockets) who are willi...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TFU: New Chengdu Tianfu International Airport receives its IATA code
Replies: 7
Views: 1831

TFU: New Chengdu Tianfu International Airport receives its IATA code

The brand new Chengdu Tianfu International Airport still under construction has got its IATA code now: TFU :D A catchy code indeed. Congrats to Tianfu :champagne: :praise: TFU is scheduled to open before 31st Summer Universiade to be held in Chengdu next year. Construction work for TFU is still in f...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Helsinki in vogue: Tibet Airlines to fly to HEL from Lhasa via Jinan in April, followed by CZ/HO from CAN/PVG later
Replies: 67
Views: 14469

Re: Helsinki in vogue: Tibet Airlines to fly to HEL from Lhasa via Jinan in April, followed by CZ/HO from CAN/PVG later

The Finnish capital continues to draw strong interest from China's flagship privately-owned airline—Juneyao Airlines, as HO has filed a proposal of traffic rights for a thrice weekly Helsinki service from China's high-tech hub Shenzhen planned for launch in Nov 2020, as per a recent route applicatio...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Jan 19, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jiangxi Air receives 1st ARJ21; Air China sets up ARJ21 Squad
Replies: 0
Views: 642

Jiangxi Air receives 1st ARJ21; Air China sets up ARJ21 Squad

http://news.hexun.com/2020-01-19/200024852.html http://m.sohu.com/a/360977075_715125/ Jiangxi Air, subsidiary of Xiamen Air, has taken delivery of its 1st ever ARJ21 from COMAC today Jan 19th. The aircraft registered #B-605V is also the 23rd of its kind produced by COMAC. Separately, Air China has r...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MU to axe PVG-HNL by Jun 18, rumored to mull PKX-NYC
Replies: 15
Views: 3257

Re: MU to axe PVG-HNL by Jun 18, rumored to mull PKX-NYC

Per informed sources on Chinese social media, MU plans to launch 4 weekly PKX-JFK and increase PVG-ORD to daily by making use of the 6 weekly Zone 1 frequencies vacated on PVG-HNL :duck:

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by Zoedyn
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed
Replies: 41
Views: 6075

China, Italy expand flying rights dramatically: 174 weekly frequencies allowed

Following a very productive aviation talk held in Beijing Jan 13 last week, CAAC and Italian Civil Aviation Authority have signed an agreement to dramatically expand their bilateral air service pact from the current 56 to 174 flights per week , making Italy the leader among European countries in ter...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MU to axe PVG-HNL by Jun 18, rumored to mull PKX-NYC
Replies: 15
Views: 3257

MU to axe PVG-HNL by Jun 18, rumored to mull PKX-NYC

China Eastern will axe the last mainland China-Hawaiian route by 18 Jun 2020. Specifically, MU will cancel PVG-HNL on Tue/Fri/Sat/Sun from 29MAR with the remaining Mon/Thur flights dropped by 18JUN. https://m.weibo.cn/1368589977/4461784624762708 In addition, MU is recently rumored to have eyes on PK...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to kickstart Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow service using A380 in June
Replies: 4
Views: 1818

Re: China Southern to kickstart Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow service using A380 in June

It's getting clear now how CZ managed to pull off the 14 LHR slots for this prestige route according to latest feeds on Chinese social media SinaWeibo. CZ's current 2x weekly SYX-LHR will be scrapped this Jul (already confirmed by Routesonline), while the 3x weekly WUH-LON flights #CZ673/4 will swit...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to kickstart Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow service using A380 in June
Replies: 4
Views: 1818

China Southern to kickstart Beijing Daxing to London Heathrow service using A380 in June

I guess this news deserves its own thread. Per what seems an internal CZ document, China Southern at long last is going to kickstart its long-anticipated daily service to London Heathrow from its newest sleek Daxing hub in Beijing using its flagship A380 aircraft, beginning Jun 18 this summer, havin...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jan 01, 2020 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News and Discussion - 2020
Replies: 28
Views: 3581

Re: Beijing Daxing (PKX) News & Vision - 2020

Today Jan 1 Malaysia Airlines has moved it's Beijing operations from PEK to PKX, joining a growing list of international/non-mainland Chinese airlines serving the new gateway airport of China, to be followed by Air Macau, Polish Airlines, Royal Air Maroc later this month. Pax traffic stats for PKX's...

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