The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) launched a sector-wide two-week inspection for any safety failures on Tuesday night, according to Reuters, as the hunt for China flight crash victims continues. To ensure the utmost safety of aviation operations and people's lives, the inspection will encompass examinations at all regional air traffic control bureaus, as well as airline firms and flight training institutions. The investigation is difficult, according to Chinese... Read More
On Monday, a China Eastern Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 132 people crashed in the hills of southern China, the country's biggest aircraft tragedy in more than a decade. President Xi Jinping of China has ordered "all-out rescue operations" for survivors at the disaster site, with search teams dispatched. There was no information on the casualties as of Monday evening. Mr. Xi stated that he was "shocked to learn about the... Read More
More details about the limitations on overseas flights to Shanghai are surfacing as China strives to maintain its zero-COVID plan. From March 21 to May 1, China is diverting more than 100 aircraft away from Shanghai. According to the China Daily, Xu Qing, deputy director of China's Civil Aviation Administration, remarked on March 15, "To ease Shanghai's epidemic control pressure, 106 international flights, carried out by five domestic airlines, including... Read More
Over the next few months, Washington will suspend more than three dozen flights by Chinese carriers. According to the US Transportation Department, it would suspend 44 China-bound flights operated by Chinese airlines from the United States between January and March 2022. The order will affect airlines such as Air China, Xiamen Airlines, China Eastern Airlines and China Southern Airlines. The decision is the latest escalation of a feud between the... Read More
Delhi IGI Airport is The Fifth Busiest Airport in December, IndiGo Comes Eighth in Top Airline Category
Thanks to the revival of domestic air travel, Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI Airport), Delhi, has become the fifth busiest airport in the world this month, reveals the monthly ranking released by the aviation consultancy OAG. The airports in Atlanta, Dubai, Dallas Forth Worth and Guangzhou are ahead of IGI Airport. Busiest global airports OAG calculates the top 10 Busiest Global Airports worldwide using total airline capacity by considering both... Read More
Malaysian airline SKS Airways took to the skies for the first time on January 25. The new low-cost Malaysian carrier took short-haul flights to holiday island resorts as domestic traffic resumed following months of suspension due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “As a new set-up, we are nimble, agile and flexible and able to tap into any opportunities that arise. We are positioning ourselves to capitalize on the current pent-up demand... Read More
The global demand for air freight has declined by 4.8% in June 2019 compared to the same period last year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) data for global air freight markets. This is the eighth consecutive month showing a year-on-year decline in freight volume. The trade dispute between the US and China is a reason cited for the scenario. “Global trade continues to suffer as trade tensions—particularly... Read More
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