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China Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 June

China Aviation Industry Newsletter 24 June

BOC Aviation Delivers First New Airbus A320neo Aircraft To Qingdao Airlines

BOC Aviation announced 23 June the delivery of a new Airbus A320NEO aircraft to Qingdao Airlines. The aircraft will be powered by Pratt & Whitney Geared Turbofan™ Engines.

Chinese carriers seek rights to fly new routes to Japan, Korea

Air China, Juneyao Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines are among five airlines have filed applications with the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) to start new routes to six points in Japan reported Flight Global 20 June.

Chinese Aviation Ties Are Growing In Africa

As part of a wider diplomatic trend during the past decade, Chinese aviation ties with Africa are growing. In this issue of our forthcoming three-part series on the topic, we focus on the wider economic and political factors involved, as well as the needs and tools of the different parties. Read here.

China Airlines selects the A321neo for its future single aisle fleet

China Airlines (CAL) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for 11 A321neo aircraft and will acquire another 14 aircraft of the type on lease. CAL has selected the A321neo to meet future requirements in the single aisle category.

China Southern Airlines now connects Vienna with Urumqi and Guangzhou

China Southern Airlines began operating three weekly flights using Boeing 787-9 aircraft from Vienna to Urumqi and Guangzhou in the People’s Republic of China. The first flight landed Vienna on June 18. Thanks to the new route, the two important regions in Northwest China and South China can be reached from Vienna for the first time.

ICBC Aviation and GA Telesis Announce MOU to Form Mid-Life Aircraft Leasing Alliance Focused on Customer Fleet Renewal Solutions and Asset Value Maximization Strategies

ICBC Aviation and GA Telesis LLC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Paris Air Show to agree on building a marketing alliance in assisting airlines in their fleet renewal activities by trading out of mature or end of life aircraft and in providing spare engine financing and leasing solutions.

Nepal to seek access to all Chinese airports in new aviation agreement

Nepal has sought access to all Chinese airports and China has proposed to increase flight frequencies to Nepal as they prepare to revise the bilateral air service agreement next month. High-level delegations from the two countries are scheduled to meet in Beijing on July 23 to thrash out the details. Nepal will ask China to allow Nepali carriers to fly to different Chinese cities as the government has set a target to significantly increase Chinese arrivals during Visit Nepal campaign version 3.0 in 2020 which aims to attract 2 million foreign tourists

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