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Old February 5th, 2012, 08:09 AM   #1161
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Hm, charter flights? Sounds like scheduled flights to me, albeit seasonal.
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Old February 6th, 2012, 02:01 PM   #1162
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China bans airlines from paying EU carbon fees

BEIJING, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- China's air regulator said Monday that it has banned its airlines from complying with a European Union scheme, which imposes charges on carbon emissions from international flights into and out of Europe.

Chinese airlines have also been banned from increasing fares or other passenger charges because of the EU scheme, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said in a statement.

The CAAC said it had been authorized by the State Council, China's Cabinet, to notify all domestic airlines of the order.

From Jan. 1, the EU began charging airlines using EU airports for carbon emissions, based on its Emission Trading Scheme (ETS), which the 27-nation bloc claimed to be aimed at curbing emissions of climate-changing gases.

Although the carbon tax charges are effective, the money will not be collected until April 30, 2013, and China has added its voice to a growing global protest ahead of the collection date.

"The statement is sending the most concrete signal of China's opposition," said Chai Haibo, deputy secretary-general of the China Air Transport Association, which represents the country's airlines. "It is high time for the EU to rethink its carbon tax scheme and respond in a positive manner."

The EU had said airlines that refuse to comply will be fined, or even banned from flying in the EU in extreme cases.

Under the scheme, it is estimated that around 4,000 airlines will pay the EU for pollution permits, rendering the ETS one of the widest-reaching emission-regulative measures adopted by any country or regional bloc.

However, the bloc's unilaterally forcing international airlines into its ETS angered many governments including China.

"China objects to the EU's decision to impose the scheme on non-EU airlines, and has expressed its concerns through various channels," the CAAC said in the statement.

The ETS "runs contrary to relevant principles of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the international civil aviation regulations," it said.

"The ETS is neither rightful nor rational," Chai added. "I believe China's airlines will implement the government's decree."

A spokesman at Air China, the country's national flag carrier, refused to comment on the statement, however.

Already squeezed by high fuel prices, Chinese airlines will face tougher times due to the carbon tax.

The China Air Transport Association estimated that the scheme will cost the country's airlines 800 million yuan (126.98 million U.S. dollars) in 2012, 3 billion yuan in 2020, and cumulatively 17.6 billion yuan over the next nine years.

Passengers may have to pay 200 to 300 yuan more for their plane fares as airlines may pass on the potential costs, analysts said.

The air regulator said it will consider necessary measures to protect the interests of Chinese citizens and companies, pending the development of the issue.

Chai said he had no idea of what specific counter-measures the government would launch, since that would be a decision made by several departments.

He also noted that the EU has been very headstrong despite global opposition.

The United States, Russia, India and Canada have all joined the group opposing the scheme, criticizing the ETS as a trade barrier.

The U.S. Senate is mulling a bill that would make the U.S. Department of Transportation bar U.S. airlines from joining the ETS, Chris Goater, spokesperson for the International Air Transport Association said last month.

The International Civil Aviation Organization has also called on the EU and its member states to refrain from including non-EU carriers in its scheme.

However, the ETS still came into force as scheduled, after the European Union Court of Justice dismissed challenges from a group of U.S. air carriers last December.

"I think there should be some political solution reached before the standoff goes global," said Chai. "I can hardly imagine the worst scenario when all countries come up with counter-measures. What will the EU do at that time? Will they really detain flights from other countries at its airports?"
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Old February 7th, 2012, 11:20 AM   #1163
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Air China, China Southern approved for airplane loans
Updated: 2012-02-06 16:13
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The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), China's top economic planner, over the last weekend approved Air China Limited and China Southern Airlines Co's application to buy airplanes on international commercial loans, the Beijing Times reported Monday.

According to the NDRC's statement, Air China was approved to borrow $1.96 billion for purchasing 28 airplanes. It also gave a green light to China Southern to borrow $954 million for buying 14 craft.

The Air Transport Association predicted the aviation industry would continue to worsen in 2012. The gloomy market is considered by industry insiders as a good time to purchase airplanes.

It takes three to five years from placing an order to delivering the airplanes, so it is uncertain if the market will be out of the downturn by then, the report said.
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Old February 8th, 2012, 02:28 PM   #1164
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Old February 10th, 2012, 06:24 PM   #1165
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Old February 13th, 2012, 02:17 PM   #1166
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China's aviation giant to expand fleet

BEIJING, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- A major Chinese aviation group said Monday it will expand its aircraft fleet and boost revenues to become a global carrier by 2015 as the country's aviation industry grows.

China National Aviation Holding Co. (CNAH) will increase its number of planes to 700 by 2015, CNAH General Manager Wang Changshun said Monday.

Wang said the company wishes to be positioned among the world's top five aviation groups in terms of asset value, profitability and sales revenues by 2015.

The group had more than 430 planes as of the end of 2011, with total assets exceeding 180 billion yuan (28.6 billion U.S. dollars), company data showed.

Air China, the country's flagship airline and a CNAH subsidiary, had 393 planes as of the end of 2010, most of which were purchased from Boeing and Airbus.

Currently, CNAH ranks 10th among its global peers. Its profits exceeded 15 billion yuan in 2010, more than any other Chinese aviation firm, according to company data.

Supported by steady growth in passenger volume, China's aviation industry has continued to expand despite rising fuel costs and grim global market conditions.
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Old February 17th, 2012, 02:44 PM   #1167
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Old February 17th, 2012, 02:52 PM   #1168
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Zou Jianjun, an associate professor with the Civil Aviation Management Institute of China, said he believes the new measures might lead to more disputes at airports.

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Old February 19th, 2012, 06:05 PM   #1170
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An Australian flight attendant checks in at the airport in Sydney, Australia, Feb. 17, 2012. China Southern Airline sent its first batch of 13 Australian flight attendants to Guangzhou for training. (Xinhua/Jin Linpeng)





Australian flight attendants are seen besides the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, Feb. 17, 2012. China Southern Airline sent its first batch of 13 Australian flight attendants to Guangzhou for training. (Xinhua/Jin Linpeng)
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Old February 21st, 2012, 02:30 PM   #1172
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33.76 mln air passenger trips taken during Spring Festival rush

BEIJING, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Transport said Monday that 33.76 million air passenger trips were taken in China during the 40-day Spring Festival travel rush, up 3.6 percent year-on-year.

During the period hundreds of millions of Chinese, mainly migrant workers and college students, travel home. The travel rush period stretched from Jan. 8 to Feb. 16 this year.

To meet the travel demand, the country's airlines made a total of 250,000 flights during the travel rush, up 7.7 percent from a year earlier, the ministry said in a statement on its website.

The ministry said the number of flights increased 17.3 percent year-on-year during the 14-day travel rush before the Spring Festival holiday, 9.4 percent over the week-long holiday and 4.2 percent afterwards.

The Spring Festival holiday began on Jan. 22 this year, one day ahead of Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, which is most important festival for Chinese.

During the festival travel period, air passenger trips peaked at 968,000 on Jan. 28, the last day of the Spring Festival holiday, according to the ministry.
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Old February 26th, 2012, 07:50 AM   #1176
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Just a question. Does China Southern Airlines offer AVOD on their Airbus A319 aircraft? Especially on their Manila-Guangzhou vice versa flight? My dad is going to attend a conference in Guangzhou in April. He wants to take China Southern because it is the only non low cost airline that has a direct flight to Guangzhou from Manila.
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Is there a system for Mainland Chinese aircraft registrations?

Another question:
So far, *all* pictures in all skyscraper threads showing Mainland Chinese-registered commercial aircraft show them beginning with 2, 5, or 6
(as in B-2xxx, B-5xxx, B-6xxx).
The odd smaller (Canadair Regional) / executive jets I've spotted show B-3xxx.
Why is that?
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Old February 28th, 2012, 04:36 PM   #1178
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Old February 28th, 2012, 09:53 PM   #1179
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China Southern will be the next Chinese operator of the 777-300ER.
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China Southern to acquire 10 777-300ERs

China Southern Airlines has agreed to acquire 10 Boeing 777-300ERs, the first time this specific type has been selected by the carrier.

The Guangzhou-based carrier said it would purchase the aircraft, the list price for which is $298 million apiece, and take delivery in stages from 2013-16.

China Southern said, however, that the actual price was "significantly lower" than the catalogue price because of concessions from the airframer.

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http://www.flightglobal.com/news/art...300ers-368875/
The discount is probably a compensation for the 787 delays.
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Old February 29th, 2012, 03:58 AM   #1180
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Just a question. Does China Southern Airlines offer AVOD on their Airbus A319 aircraft? Especially on their Manila-Guangzhou vice versa flight? My dad is going to attend a conference in Guangzhou in April. He wants to take China Southern because it is the only non low cost airline that has a direct flight to Guangzhou from Manila.
Looking at the limited number of photos on airliners.net, they don't have PTV's at all.
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