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by Zoedyn
Tue Aug 20, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Eastern sets up Air 123 to exclusively fly home-grown Chinese jets including ARJ21, C919
Replies: 32
Views: 3841

China Eastern sets up Air 123 to exclusively fly home-grown Chinese jets including ARJ21, C919

MU has set up a subsidiary which will exclusively operate China's home-grown jets including ARJ21, C919 by rebranding its Eastern Jets (in general aviation business) as Air 123 (in public transportation) . The report says MU will receive its 1st ARJ21 next year in 2020 and, as the launch customer, t...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Aug 20, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner
Replies: 55
Views: 14355

Re: CAAC rolls out game-changing policies abandoning “One Route One Carrier” restriction in a gradual manner

https://m.weibo.cn/5227458836/4407302923218730 CA will begin 4x weekly A359 PVG-LGW service on Nov 2, 2019. Hence PVG-LON will become the 1st ever intercontinental longhaul route with duplicate service by Chinese carriers since the revised “One Route One Carrier” policy took effect in Oct 2018 CAAC ...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Aug 18, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World's largest single-building satellite concourse ready to open at PVG
Replies: 18
Views: 5061

World's largest single-building satellite concourse ready to open at PVG

Shanghai Pudong Airport will soon be opening the world's largest single-building satellite concourse that provides 86-125 stands for various types of aircrafts with a capacity to handle 80 million pax a year. Absolute no doubt PVG, which is already overtaking HKG in pax numbers this year 2019, will ...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAN, SZX gain renewed impetus to challenge HKG as air hub in Pearl River Delta
Replies: 25
Views: 3722

CAN, SZX gain renewed impetus to challenge HKG as air hub in Pearl River Delta

In the wake of recent events that occurred in Hong Kong, there are some interesting issues being raised or rehashed in fresh new perspective regarding the changing landscape of hub airports cluster for the Pearl River Delta/PRD in South China, as the following articles illustrate. Some ppl in the ma...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 173
Views: 39079

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

Retail outlets and shops are getting ready for Daxing opening. Any brands you particularly like? :D https://i.ibb.co/Z87B3R3/2-DC68-DD5-2865-468-C-A6-A6-EEE697-F1-E41-D.jpg https://i.ibb.co/x69QtQ1/89-AD48-DA-7-D54-40-E6-9-C34-679-F0-F1-C3-EE2.jpg https://i.ibb.co/ZHjkbZw/08198545-5-A3-F-436-F-AD39-...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Aug 16, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 29
Views: 6068

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

CZ has conducted its 3rd comprehensive rehearsal of operations at Daxing today Aug 16, putting to use for 1st time the central decision-making roundabout in its PKX Operations & Command Hall in coordination with 5 ground supporting units and 8 coordinating seats in a bid to test out its operatio...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Aug 15, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 173
Views: 39079

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

Ticket fares scheme for Daxing Airport Rail Line has been released for public comment. Per which a single trip btwn PKX and downtown Beijing (with stops at either Caoqiao Station on the southern section of 3rd Ring Rd or prospective Lize Financial Business District) would cost ¥35/US $5 . https://i....

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by Zoedyn
Thu Aug 15, 2019 4:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tokyo Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell
Replies: 24
Views: 5548

Tokyo Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell

https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2019/08/14/business/corporate-business/narita-ponders-future-deltas-farewell/#.XVTegsq-uhB This is surely an interesting issue even though the Japan Times article doesn't offer much substantial info on how Tokyo's international gateway airport NRT would address the ...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Aug 14, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aviation in East Asia Getting Stuck in Turbulent Mode: S Korea vs Japan; Mainland China vs TW/HK
Replies: 0
Views: 250

Aviation in East Asia Getting Stuck in Turbulent Mode: S Korea vs Japan; Mainland China vs TW/HK

While Hong Kong has apparently been grabbing headlines to deal with with aviation fallout of widespread intense protests and social unrest, anyone that keeps an eye on aviation in East Asia would not fail to notice something else that has been going wrong almost simultaneously with no less gravity i...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC issued security warning against Cathay over Hong Kong protest, ban protest-supporting staffs from flying into China
Replies: 132
Views: 18422

Re: CAAC issued security warning against Cathay over Hong Kong protest, ban protest-supporting staffs from flying into C

Both Swire Pacific, the majority shareholder of CX, and Cathay Pacific, issued their latest respective statement on Hong Kong chaos in either English or Chinese tonight Aug 13 Clearly, both statements send to the public an unmistakable message of their "resolute support" for the HK SAR gov...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Tickets are already open to reservation for flights to/from PKX beginning Sep 30, 2019 Searches on booking site Qunar show airfares for flights to same destinations like CAN/SZX are slightly lower out of PKX as versus PEK, eg, PKX-CAN at ¥1578 vs ¥1750 for PEK-CAN on Sep 30. International services a...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

https://m.weibo.cn/1761913213/4404762419801721

China Southern is to launch 3x weekly CAN-KMG-ISB from Sep 27, 2019 using B738, making it the airline’s 1st international route out of KMG
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https://m.weibo.cn/1761913213/4404762419801721

China Southern is to launch 3x weekly CAN-KMG-ISB from Sep 27, 2019 using B738, making it the airline’s 1st international route out of KMG

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by Zoedyn
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CAAC issued security warning against Cathay over Hong Kong protest, ban protest-supporting staffs from flying into China
Replies: 132
Views: 18422

CAAC issues stark warning to CX over significant flight risks, demanding immediate rectification

CAAC has just issued a stark warning to CX with a harshly-worded statement aired prime time on China's national broadcaster CCTV this evening Aug 9. 民航局向香港国泰航空发出重大航空安全风险警示 The statement says CX has been exposed to significant flight risks and threats over quite a few recent events in Hong Kong, eg, ...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Per disclosure of results from latest round of China Russia aviation talks held in Beijing in late July: :arrow: Russian airlines got allocated 12.5% of additional PKX slots reserved for international carriers for winter 2019 :arrow: Allowed pax frequencies have increased from 32 to 37 per week for ...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Nepal Ink Landmark Air Service Agreement, Lifting Frequencies Up to 98 per Week
Replies: 8
Views: 1217

China Nepal Ink Landmark Air Service Agreement, Lifting Frequencies Up to 98 per Week

Highlights of the latest round of China Nepal Air Service Consultations concluded in Beijing yesterday Jul 26, 2019 :arrow: Both sides have agreed to raise frequencies from current 70 to 98 flights per week from each country. :arrow: China has agreed to designate 8 more Chinese destinations for Nepa...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Jul 27, 2019 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines by July 26th, 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 12884

Re: Updated: ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines by July 26th, 2019

More pics and videos featuring 9D's inaugural flight: Video link to the inaugural flight approaching and touching down at Ulanhot Airport: https://m.weibo.cn/1272394494/4398612068501968 Video links to water salute and cabin scenes: https://m.weibo.cn/6780161770/4342955361712034 https://m.weibo.cn/52...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines by July 26th, 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 12884

Re: Genghis Khan Airlines gearing up to take to skies on wings of ARJ21s in early 2019

ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines today Jul 26! Huge congrats to 9D :champagne: :thumbsup: Noteworthy the marketing director of COMAC Zhang Xiaoguang said in an interview with CCTV that the number of domestic operators of ARJ21 is expected to be up to 7 or 8 b...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 173
Views: 39079

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

https://m.weibo.cn/1659756840/4397621491406303 Per SinaAviation, Daxing Airport is scheduled to officially kickstart commercial operations on Sep 15, 2019 , with CN3 each launching an inaugural flight, two weeks earlier than the previously widely-reported inaugural date of Sep 30 Separately: Beijing...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Per its latest Weibo feed, Juneyao Air today July 25 has signed an agreement with Daxing Airport on entry and operational issues at PKX, becoming the 1st carrier to do so. HO plans to shift all its ops from PEK to PKX in Oct, deploying its flagship aircraft B787 widebodies on BJS-SHA, and actively ...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Another OW carrier Malaysia Airlines is scheduled to open PKX service from late Dec 2019

MH364 KUL 1800 – 0020+1 PKX
MH365 PKX 0130 – 0800 KUL

Malaysia Airlines schedules daily Daxing A333 service from late-Dec 2019

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

Having diversified it’s ownership structure, CZ the group is still 100% state-owned, with the central gov’t having controlling stakes, excluding stakeholdership by any private funds at all. Worth asking why the Chinese gov insists on having full state-ownership with CN3 in the airline industry, whic...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 24, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: ARJ21 starts commercial operation with 2nd operator Genghis Khan Airlines by July 26th, 2019
Replies: 79
Views: 12884

Re: Genghis Khan Airlines gearing up to take to skies on wings of ARJ21s in early 2019

定了!天骄航空7月26日首航,国产ARJ21飞机将在大草原上空翱翔!

At last officially confirmed 9D will kick off its much-anticipated yet repeatedly delayed inaugural flights on Jul 26 the day after tomorrow:

9D5661 Hohhot—Xilinhot
9D5671 Hohhot—Ulanhot

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 8100

Re: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR sca

Thank you for the videos. What is the young stewardess telling the girl that's recording the lunatic? And what is she telling her that's obviously bring her rage back? The young stewardess was actually telling the girl that she needed to stay on the plane as ground police would soon be arriving to ...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 18, 2019 3:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Both China Eastern and Xiamen Air have received route authority from CAAC to operate twice daily BJS-HKG MU has also received permission to operate twice daily BJS-MFM This essentially means PKX will see another 4 daily service to HKG apart from CZ's shift of existing BJS-HKG ops from PEK to PKX. CA...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 8100

Re: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR sca

The “cabin safety monitor” air rage incident on Flight #CA4107 is drawing media attention from South China Morning Post with a much more detailed account. Air China flight uproar after business class mayhem ends with seven-hour police questioning for passengers Note how the Chinese “flag carrier”, a...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Royal Air Maroc aims to launch Casablanca-Beijing Daxing in early 2020 and also hopes to serve Guangzhou and Shanghai within the next few years Public notice of CAAC route approvals earlier this May shows AT has been granted 4x weekly CMN-BJS route authority. I surely believe AT stands a good chanc...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jul 16, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 8100

Re: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR sca

This really is getting hilarious. Mr Xu Yanchun, head of Propaganda Department of Air China, said the madam who caused the sensational incident is indeed a CA staff, but isn't a security monitor. She used to be a CA stewardess, but hasn't been on any work duty for a long time because of mental illne...

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by Zoedyn
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: “Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal
Replies: 18
Views: 8100

“Cabin security monitor” air rage incident filmed on Air China flight sparks Chinese uproar, embroiling CA in PR scandal

https://m.weibo.cn/1420157965/4393932915787853 A video showing the sensational air rage of a middle-aged madam who claimed to be a CA cabin security monitor aboard #Flight CA4107 CTU-PEK filmed on Jul 12 has gone viral on Chinese social media SinaWeibo (Click https://m.weibo.cn/1498115692/4393518715...

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by Zoedyn
Sat Jul 13, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hainan Airlines to commence CTU—ORD close on heels of IndiGo's DEL—CTU in September
Replies: 3
Views: 908

Hainan Airlines to commence CTU—ORD close on heels of IndiGo's DEL—CTU in September

China's southwestern aviation hub Chengdu will soon see two important international routes opening one right after the other this September. India's LCC IndiGo will open daily DEL-CTU on Sep 15 while HU will launch twice-weekly CTU-ORD on Sep 16. Noteworthy that local officials said 6E's daily servi...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air Starts London Luton - Russia
Replies: 29
Views: 4171

Re: Wizz Air Starts London Luton - Russia

Whoa, Wizz is certainly bringing a fresh breath of air to LON-MOW/LED connectivity.

Congratulations to W6, LTN and VKO, LED :champagne:

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran's Mahan Air has launched Shenzhen-Tehran direct flights on A340-600
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Iran's Mahan Air has launched Shenzhen-Tehran direct flights on A340-600

W5 has launched a twice weekly service btwn China's high-tech hub Shenzhen and Iranian capital Tehran, using its flagship A340-600 aircraft. The flight departs at 11:10 p.m. from Shenzhen and arrives in Tehran at 5:10 a.m. the following day local time. The return flight leaves Tehran at 9:15 p.m. an...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qingdao New Airport (construction updates + features)
Replies: 14
Views: 3272

Re: Qingdao New Airport (construction updates + features)

Construction for new TAO is nearing its end. Interior decoration works for the terminal got almost finished, and various equipment installed is being tested The new airport is set to open by late 2019 :thumbsup: 胶东国际机场航站楼装修收尾 正处于设备调试阶段 青岛胶东国际机场建设全面冲刺 https://i.ibb.co/HN0kY38/BF9-B377-C-7484-4-A38-80...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong
Replies: 11
Views: 2939

Re: Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong

Definitely not rumor :white:

New Nantong airport has been officially declared as a part of Shanghai aviation hub with PVG and SHA
官宣!南通新机场将和上海两机场构成上海航空主枢纽

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 173
Views: 39079

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

Train cars for Daxing Airport Express Line getting transported to where they belong by truck https://i.ibb.co/MM7d0rS/6727-BBBF-7554-43-D9-818-E-A70-E1238522-E.jpg https://i.ibb.co/B47r38Q/AC5-EAEE9-457-E-4-E6-C-B6-CC-59-D5-CE6-CC4-BE.jpg Anti-drone equipment deployed at PKX https://i.ibb.co/K0MVpv2...

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by Zoedyn
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

CZ chairman Mr Wang Changshun explained why CZ left ST: CZ enjoyed only limited benefits while being the biggest contributor of cash to ST, in which CZ wasn't permitted to conduct coordination and cooperation with other airlines like AA, QR because of tight restrictions of the alliance. Mr Wang said...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread

Royal Brunei Airlines (RB), the sultanate's national carrier, aims to launch its planned Beijing route this October, after securing a landing slot at the new Beijing Daxing International Airport, CEO Karam Chand has told Xinhua. Royal Brunei Airlines to launch direct flight to Beijing Daxing in Oct...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 9329

Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

https://amp.businessinsider.com/first-look-new-transport-hub-in-poland-could-be-worlds-biggest-airport So Poland's proposed new airport, the Centralny Port Komunikacyjny (CPK), is set in motion now for a crucial initial step. * Various architectural firms are currently competing to take charge of th...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

Here's the timetable for LHR—PKX as compared to current LHR—PEK, obviously not much of a change LHR-PKX BA039 LHR1615 – 1025+1PKX BA038 PKX1210 – 1525LHR LHR-PEK BA039 LHR1625 – 0930+1PEK BA038 PEK1140 – 1555LHR Also the WAW-PKX schedule is terrific. LO89 WAW-PKX 22:40-14:20 + 1 on Mondays, Wednesda...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
Replies: 173
Views: 39079

Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

For the sake of retrospect, the 7 finalist competing terminal designs for Daxing Airport back in 2011 are making rounds in Chinese social media now that construction of PKX has been completed. #1 Foster + Partners, UK https://i.ibb.co/HpppjSY/767-FD65-F-A0-D5-4-D7-D-9-AF0-3678-EDCAAD67.jpg #2 China ...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

Big congrats to Wuhan and CZ :champagne: :D Inaugural WUH—JFK nonstop flight by China Southern has kicked off this evening Jul 10th, operated by B789 three times a week. Thus WUH-JFK has become the 1st route to US East Coast from central China, and CZ's 7th international longhaul route from Wuhan, o...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 10, 2019 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

https://m.weibo.cn/2709620183/4392445188233338 British Airways has just announced via its SinaWeibo account :arrow: the British flag carrier will move over all its LHR-BJS flights to PKX beginning Oct 27th later this year, hence becoming the 1st international airline to announce PEK-PKX relocation, ...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong
Replies: 11
Views: 2939

Rumour: 3rd new airport for Shanghai to be located in Nantong

So, at last, long-time rampant rumors of a 3rd new airport for Shanghai flying on the Chinese Internet now got confirmed to be true. Per latest reporting by Shanghai Securities Newspaper 规划建设南通新机场,成为上海国际航空枢纽的重要组成部分 , China’s National Development and Reform Commission has ratified and unveiled the bl...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

As Beijing Daxing is shooting to be a new international hub, CAAC is offering airlines incentives to try to attract more international traffic. "China Southern, China Eastern, Capital Airlines, Spring Airlines, and China United Airlines have already got the clearance to operate flights to the U...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

According to Mr Tuncay Eminoglu, Sales Vice President (Asia & Far East) of Turkish Airlines, in an interview with the CAACNEWS paper 土耳其航空扩展中国市场迫切 有意北京大兴机场 , TK hopes to increase frequencies on Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou routes (each being daily now) if possible, and TK is also willing to o...

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by Zoedyn
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing Daxing Route Announcements and News Thread
Replies: 83
Views: 14515

Re: Finnair to launch Helsinki—Beijing Daxing this November, becoming 1st inter’l carrier to operate at both PKX and PEK

Whoa, Polish Airlines was looking like a dark horse to steal the limelight here. Huge congrats :champagne: :champagne: Didn’t expect at all that LO could be even swifter and earlier than the already very efficient Finnair in launching PKX, esp given LO's SA status. (LO: Oct 28th vs AY: Nov 3rd) That...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 04, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport
Replies: 29
Views: 6068

Re: China Southern to launch PKX as the largest home hub carrier by relocating fully to Beijing’s new mega-airport

Now that the 1st A350 of CZ has been put into service, A350s are reportedly going to be the major type of aircraft China Southern will operate out of Beijing Daxing, supported by an order of 20 A350s, with 5 more for delivery in H2 2019, and another 14 up until 2022. The A350 aircraft, more fuel eff...

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by Zoedyn
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

Some updates on China Southern's international route network China Southern Airlines upgauges aircraft on HRB-TYO/ICN/KIJ/KIX A new air route operated 3x per week will be launched between the city of Guiyang in southwest China's Guizhou Province and Bangkok, Thailand on July 11. CZ begins direct fli...

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by Zoedyn
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019
Replies: 110
Views: 16503

Re: China Southern Network/Fleet/Going Global Discussion - 2019

CZ commenced 1st A350 service on CAN-SHA today Jul 3rd. 南航首架空客A350成功首航 https://i.ibb.co/tcKjCFj/EAD07416-36-CE-48-CF-9743-79-C0-A99-A8-D70.jpg The previous two days saw the bird flying above the skies of Guilin City for training purposes. https://i.ibb.co/tKXxHXY/0-E1-EA471-D49-B-4-E87-97-B9-446-A39...

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by Zoedyn
Mon Jul 01, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)
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Re: Beijing new airport thread (construction developments & discussions)

I visited Daxing Airport with great pleasure and honor not long ago. I was absolutely stunned at its sweeping scale and gorgeous grandeurs :D I'd like to share some pics I took there then with my own camera, now that its construction is complete. Enjoy! (Hope you may one day fly to/from Daxing, and ...

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