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China’s slowdown hurts corporate profits


August 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) China's economic slowdown has impacted corporate profits as profit growth in the country's listed companies largely contracted in the first half of the year, China Daily ... Read more...

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Chinese airlines suffer losses in 2012


July 21st, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Three major airlines in China have all reported more than a 50 percent drop in profit in the first six months this year, but earnings are ... Read more...

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China airlines’ profits decline


July 11th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Profits of major Chinese airline companies have declined in the first half of 2012, it was reported here Wednesday.China Southern Airlines Co. Ltd. said its net ... Read more...

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Australian, Chinese airlines start joint venture


March 26th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 26 (IANS) Australia's Qantas Airline has entered into a joint venture agreement with China Eastern Airlines to launch a low-cost airline in Asia.Jetstar Hong Kong will begin flights ... Read more...

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UAE, Chinese airlines sign cooperation agreement


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways and China Eastern Airlines have signed a cooperation agreement, it was announced Thursday.The memorandum of understanding (MoU), signed in ... Read more...

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Myanmar to introduce e-visa system


February 1st, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 1 (IANS) Myanmar is going to introduce e-visa system as a pilot project in February to facilitate foreign travellers' visits and promote tourism in the country.Myanmar Ministry ... Read more...

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Woman gives birth on plane


January 4th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese woman gave birth to a baby girl on a flight from southwest Sichuan province to Wuhan.The young female crew members trained to handle in-flight ... Read more...

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Chinese plane flies from Japan without permission


November 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 30 (IANS) A Chinese passenger aircraft with 240 people onboard took off from an airport in Japan even when told by the control tower to wait on the ... Read more...

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China looks for potential pilots on college campuses


November 29th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Having been hit by an acute shortage of pilots, China's civil airlines are approaching university graduates through campus recruitment drive.The step to massively recruit and train ... Read more...

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China reviews foreign pilots


September 29th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) China is re-examining the qualifications of foreign pilots employed with local airlines in China after a South Korean pilot last month declined to give way to ... Read more...

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China’s Comac gets orders for 100 C919 jets


November 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China, Ltd. (Comac) on Tuesday said it finalized orders for 100 150-seat C919 jets on the sidelines of the Airshow China 2010.According to Comac, ... 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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Airbus delivers first China-assembled A320 jet


June 23rd, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tianjin (China), June 23 (Xinhua) Airbus delivered its first China-assembled A320 jet Tuesday in the northern port city of Tianjin, the base of the manufacturer's only final assembly line outside Europe. The ... Read more...

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China suspends flights from Mexico, traces passengers


May 2nd, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 2 (Xinhua) China Saturday suspended all flights from Mexico where over 300 confirmed cases of swine flu have been reported. The foreign ministry said the government is also trying to trace ... Read more...

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China Eastern Airlines to increase flights from Kolkata


April 22nd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) China Eastern Airlines Co, one of China's leading state-owned carriers, Wednesday said it will increase its flight services from Kolkata to Kunming from June. "We will have seven flights ... Read more...

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Big Chinese firms squeeze payroll of top executives


February 1st, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (Xinhua) More Chinese firms are slashing executive pay and having tighter budgets to get through the economic crisis, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Shanghai has said. ... Read more...

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China Eastern Airlines to increase frequency in India


September 27th, 2008 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) China Eastern Airlines, which connects Delhi and Kolkata with three Chinese cities - Shanghai, Beijing and Kunming - will increase its operations in India from next month, ... Read more...

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China Eastern Airlines cancels flights due to earthquake


May 13th, 2008 - 12:02 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 12 (Xinhua) China Eastern Airlines (CEA) Monday cancelled all flights to southwestern Sichuan provincial capital of Chengdu after a major earthquake hit the region and, according to an estimate, killed ... Read more...

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China Southern Airlines posts quantum leap in profit


April 21st, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 20 (Xinhua) China Southern Airlines Co, the country's largest carrier by fleet size, said Sunday that its first-quarter profit soared 523 percent year-on-year on the stronger yuan and greater passenger ... Read more...

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Man held in China for bomb threat on plane


March 28th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Hangzhou (China), March 28 (Xinhua) A man has been detained in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou for allegedly threatening to blow up a passenger plane after being refused a drink, authority ... Read more...

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China Eastern to increase flights to India


March 17th, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) China Eastern Airlines plans to add one more flight to its four flights a week on the Delhi-Beijing route this summer. The airline is also considering options of ... Read more...

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