Bradley Perrett

Bradley
Perrett

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COMAC C919
COMAC to start producing first C919 delivery model this year 
The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC) plans to begin building its first C919 delivery aircraft this year, while also putting the sixth and last C919 prototype in the air.
COMAC takes two C919 development flight simulators
The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has received two development flight-simulators for its C919 narrowbody program, following a change of supplier.
China United Airlines Boeing 737-800
Beijing Daxing airport’s first operator to be China United Airlines
China Eastern LCC China United Airlines will be the sole commercial aircraft operator at Beijing Daxing International Airport for the first few weeks after the opening of the facility, which is scheduled for the end of September.
China Eastern Boeing 737-800
China Eastern, Juneyao to expand cooperation, take equity shares
China Eastern Airlines and Juneyao Airlines have announced plans to deepen cooperation and take large shares in each other’s equity.
Airbus, China deepen partnership at Tianjin assembly line
Airbus is expanding the scope of work of the A320-family assembly line in Tianjin, China, adding more equipping of fuselages.
CAAC report gives no cause of Air China A330 fire
A fire that severely damaged an Air China Airbus A330-300 during boarding at Beijing Capital International Airport Aug. 27 was brought under control 57 min. after discovery, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).
Air China A330 severely damaged in cargo hold fire at Beijing
An Air China Airbus A330-300 was severely damaged by a cargo hold fire at Beijing Capital International Airport Aug. 27 as passengers were boarding for a flight to Tokyo Haneda.
CRAIC CR929 Russian-built engine proposal gets new push 
Russian engine manufacturer Aviadvigatel is promoting its PD-35 as the preferred engine choice for the Chinese-Russian commercial aircraft consortium (CRAIC) CR929 widebody airliner, despite an existing agreement for a jointly developed turbofan for the Russian-Chinese aircraft.
Sichuan Airlines to add Helsinki as long-haul plans grow 
In the latest expansion of Sichuan Airlines’ intercontinental services, the carrier will add a stop in Helsinki to its service between Copenhagen and Chengdu, China.
Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-900
CAAC cracks down on protesting Cathay Pacific employees 
The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) has ordered Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways to report to mainland authorities the identities of all crew members participating in or supporting Hong Kong anti-government protests.
COMAC pushes back C919 certification to 2021 
The Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) has pushed back its target for certification of the C919 airliner from 2020 to 2021, following continued delays in flight testing.
China forbids individual travel to Taiwan 
The Chinese government is suspending a program that allowed individual tourists to visit Taiwan, restricting travel to the island to groups organized by travel agencies.
Fuel supplier sues to freeze Tianjin Airlines funds 
China National Aviation Fuel (CNAF) has filed a lawsuit against HNA Group’s Tianjin Airlines, seeking to freeze CNY89 million ($13 million) of the carrier’s funds.
Fuel supplier sues to freeze Tianjin Airlines funds 
China National Aviation Fuel (CNAF) has filed a lawsuit against HNA Group’s Tianjin Airlines, seeking to freeze CNY89 million ($13 million) of the carrier’s funds.
Genghis Khan Airlines ARJ21
Genghis Khan Airlines set to launch ARJ21 operations 
Chinese startup Genghis Khan Airlines plans to begin operations July 26, using Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) ARJ21 regional jets.
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