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Your future flights to China might be in a narrow tube

Your future flights to China might be in a narrow tube

Cathay Pacific, and maybe Swiss, signal that they aren't waiting for Boeing's NMA or MoM or whatever it might be

HNA credit crackdown signals bigger risks for Australian interests

HNA credit crackdown signals bigger risks for Australian interests

HNA's capacity to invest more in airlines including Virgin Australia has been put in question by overseas reports

AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia gets to the starting line in quest for China low cost carrier riches

AirAsia may have reached page one of a new chapter in the Asia-Pacific low cost carrier Hunger Games

Big A330 order moves Airbus closer to wide-body factory in China

Big A330 order moves Airbus closer to wide-body factory in China

Orders and commitments to up to 75 A330s for China’s airlines are being reported in France as a step closer to Airbus setting up a wide-body completion factory in the PRC.

China might not become a wide open gateway to Europe

China might not become a wide open gateway to Europe

The ‘improved’ air services agreement with China to be announced today Friday might be an excuse for firing up the ‘lock up our skies’ debate to protect Qantas, but this isn’t a simple issue.

Airbus A320 No 200 from China rolls out, 3000 more to come?

Airbus A320 No 200 from China rolls out, 3000 more to come?

The significance of the China market for airliners, and what it might mean for the future shape of Airbus and Boeing, was on display yesterday when an A319 for China Eastern rolled out of the Airbus Tianjin final assembly line.

China’s regulated airline policy stymies low fare travel, but is it time for change?

China’s regulated airline policy stymies low fare travel, but is it time for change?

A well researched Canadian report about the stifling of airline competition in China, and the lack of low cost carriers, touches on all the sore points for Asia’s major budget carrier franchises, AirAsia, Jetstar and Tiger. It also covers the back-to-the-past arguments that are far from dead in Australia from those who want to see […]

China Airbus deal about much more than 50 A320s

China Airbus deal about much more than 50 A320s

Is today’s order by China aircraft leasing company ICBC for 50 Airbus A320s, 30 current engine option versions, and 20 new engine options or NEOs, a sign that Europe might be relenting on its tax on airliner emissions being applied to non-European airlines using its airports and air space? Most of the world’s carriers, as […]

Australia’s capacity contest and the China syndrome

Australia’s capacity contest and the China syndrome

While China hypnotises Australian airlines, and others that are on the outside looking in, with its huge potential, its airlines this year are playing out the painful consequences of lifting capacity beyond demand, and then trying to fill their flights by resorting to fare cuts that make a bad outcome even worse. This report on […]