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American held in China for carrying banned material


September 10th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 10 (IANS) A US citizen has been put under 10-day detention in China for carrying and concealing a banned hazardous substance while trying to board a flight from ... Read more...

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China to open up its low-altitude airspace


August 24th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) China will relax a ban on the use of low-altitude airspace across the country starting 2013, air traffic authorities said. A series of reforms will be ... Read more...

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China bars airlines from paying EU carbon emission charge


February 6th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) China's airlines are not allowed to pay a charge on carbon emissions imposed by the European Union (EU) nor are they allowed to hike freight or ... Read more...

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China improves flight punctuality


December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 27 (IANS) Flight punctuality has been improving in China this year from a year ago despite the rapid increase of flights, a senior official said.From January to November, ... Read more...

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China’s passenger aircraft to triple by 2030


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) China's commercial passenger aircraft will triple over the next 20 years driven by the country's sustained economic growth, experts said.US aircraft maker Boeing Co. forecasts that ... Read more...

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Beijing prepares to build its second airport


January 12th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China is likely to begin work on a second airport for its capital this year at an estimated cost of about $15 billion.The new airport, with a planned ... Read more...

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200 Chinese pilots gave fake credentials


September 7th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) Over 200 pilots in China submitted fake records of their flying histories, and they were employed by airlines desperate for staff, the country's civil aviation authority has said. Investigations ... Read more...

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China probes jet crash


August 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China Monday set up a task force to probe the crash of a passenger jet that killed 42 people, a media report said. The accident occurred last Tuesday ... Read more...

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Chinese plane crash survivors recall horror


August 26th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Yichun (China), Aug 26(ANI): Survivors from the plane crash in China, which killed 42 passengers of the 96 on board on Tuesday, have described scenes of horror as they escaped the nation's ... Read more...

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Crashed Chinese plane’s pilot alive, but unable to talk


August 25th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 25 (ANI): The pilot of a passenger plane that crashed in China's Heilongjiang Province, killing 42 people and injuring 44 others on Tuesday, is reportedly alive but unable to talk.Doctors ... Read more...

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No plane crash for nearly six years in China


August 25th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) China had kept a remarkable air travel safety record of 2,100 days or 69 months without accidents before a passenger plane crash in Heilongjiang province Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Captain of crashed Chinese plane alive


August 25th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) The captain of the passenger plane that crashed in northeast China killing 42 people late Tuesday is alive, but unable to talk, doctors said. It appeared that Qi Quanjun, ... Read more...

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42 die in China plane crash (Second Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 25 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed and 54 injured Tuesday night when a passenger aircraft overshot the runway and burst into flame while landing at an airport in ... Read more...

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40 injured in China plane crash


August 25th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) More than 40 people were injured after a plane with 91 people on board overshot the runway while landing at an airport in northeast China late Tuesday, civil ... Read more...

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‘UFO’ that disrupted air traffic in East China remains a mystery


July 10th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): The unidentified flying object (UFO), which disrupted the air traffic in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang province, for an hour, is still a mystery."No conclusion has ... Read more...

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Extra security checks for air passengers for Olympics


July 8th, 2008 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The passengers at the Chinese airports will undergo extra security check before entering airport complexes across the country, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said. The special ... Read more...

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China asks fliers to remove shoes at security check


March 28th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
(Olympics Snippets) Xinhua Beijing, March 28 (Xinhua) Aviation authorities are now telling passengers in China to remove their shoes for safety checks as part of a tighter security system ahead of the Olympic Games ... Read more...

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Construction of second Beijing airport to start by 2010


March 18th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) Construction of a second airport in the Chinese capital will start before 2010, the General Administration of Civil Aviation (CAAC) said Tuesday. The new airport is being built ... Read more...

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