Air Cargo

HKIA Sets New Records in March

April 22, 2013 0

Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) has announced that Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) set new single-day records of approximately 200,000 passengers and 1,172 aircraft movements on March 29, the first day of the Easter holiday.  […]

Aircraft

Boeing Delivers 1,000th Aircraft to China

April 2, 2013 0

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing and China Eastern Airlines have celebrated the delivery of the 1,000th Boeing aeroplane for China.  Boeing forecasts that China will need 5,260 new aircraft, valued at US$670 billion, in the next 20 […]

Airports

Hongqiao Reaches Potential

February 25, 2013 0

Tom Allett spoke to Hans de Jonge from Vanderlande about the development of Shanghai’s Hongqiao Airport.   Shanghai is China’s largest city by population and is also a huge cog in the country’s business engine.  […]

Airports

A Greener Future

February 25, 2013 0

Heidi Klit, Marketing Coordinator for Crisplant AS, explains how Nanjing, a city with eco-friendly ambitions has chosen a greener baggage handling system for a new airport terminal.   Nanjing – literally ‘southern capital’ – is […]

Airports

Spending the Holidays at Heathrow

February 25, 2013 0

Caroline Cook finds out why London Heathrow has pulled out all the stops for Chinese New Year.   London Heathrow, the world’s busiest international hub, has organised airport-wide Chinese New Year celebrations to appeal to […]

Airports

Cracking China

February 25, 2013 0

Caroline Cook asks, how difficult is it to expand your business into China?   As with all new business ventures, it’s important to know exactly what you’re getting into.  China has often been the victim […]

Airports

The Tour

February 25, 2013 0

Members of the British Aviation Group (BAG) recently undertook a trade mission to China.  Tom Allett talked to some of the people who made it happen.   With the rapid expansion of China’s commercial aviation […]

Airports

China: An Introduction

February 25, 2013 0

Tom Allett provides an update on China’s development plans. After decades of stagnation under strict communist control, China’s new-style leaders began to unleash their nation’s economic power in the 1980s.  Three decades later, this sleeping […]

Aircraft

BA Launches Chinese Route

December 19, 2012 0

British Airways will launch a new route to Chengdu, China, from September 22, 2013. Flights BA88 (inbound) and BA89 (London outbound) will operate a thrice-weekly service with a four-cabin Boeing 777.  BA is the first […]

Air Cargo

HKIA Sets Monthly Cargo Record in November

December 17, 2012 0

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), China, recorded increases in all three traffic categories in November 2012, including a monthly record high for cargo traffic.  Cargo throughput saw growth of 9.3% over the same period last […]