Air China

ASEM summit in Brussels on 18 and 19 October 2018 – which aircraft to expect?

On 18 and 19 October, an ASEM (*) summit is scheduled at Brussels, Belgium. The ASEM summit will bring together heads of state or government...

Air China takes delivery of its first Airbus A350-900

Air China has taken delivery of its first A350-900 in Toulouse today. The national flag carrier is the first Chinese mainland customer to order...

Air China unveils brand new Airbus A350-900 in “Expo 2019 Beijing”-livery

Air China is adding Airbus A350-900s to their fleet of around 400 aircraft, it's the first mainland Chinese operator to place an order for...

Air China and Air Canada sign first China-North America airline joint venture

Air Canada and Air China joint venture deepens longstanding partnership and provides customers with long-term benefits including an unparalleled range of flights, products and...

Air China A330 returns to Hong Kong with “full emergency” after smell of smoke #CA110

On 7 June an Air China Airbus A330 from Hong Kong to Beijing returned to Hong Kong shortly after take-off, less then 5 minutes...

Air China flight CA1350 forced to divert after passenger held a flight attendant hostage

A 41-year-old male passenger held a female flight attendant hostage on board an Air China Airbus A321 (reg. B-6555) flying between Changsha and Beijing....

Air China more flights between Montreal and Beijing

From March 25th 2018 to October 27th 2018 , Air China will increase up to six flights per week between Montreal and Beijing. ...

Star Alliance, Air China and Beijing Capital International Airport agree joint cooperation

Memorandum of Understanding signed In a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed during the Star Alliance Chief Executive Board (CEB) meeting in Beijing, Star Alliance, member...

Air China celebrates delivery of China’s first Boeing 737 MAX 8

National flag carrier becomes first Chinese 737 MAX operator Boeing and Air China today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 737 MAX 8. China's...

Air China flight narrowly misses mountain after taking off from Hong Kong airport #CA428

Air China flight 428 from Hong Kong to Chengdu managed to avoid catastrophe on Sunday night shortly after taking off from the Hong Kong...
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Air China Cargo to start weekly flights between Liege Airport and Shanghai

According to Belgian business newspaper L'Echo Air China Cargo, an all-cargo subsidiary of Air China will start a weekly flight between Liege Airport and Shanghai. From 7...

Air China resumes North Korea service from early-May 2017

Air China made further revision to planned service to North Korea, currently set to resume on 05MAY17. Reservation for Beijing – Pyongyang service, on...

Air China suspends flights to Pyongyang

The flights of Air China between Beijing and Pyongyang will be suspended from Monday, the Chinese state channel CCTV announced this Friday on social...

Fraport signs MoU with Beijing Capital International Airport and Air China

Goal is to expand flight frequencies and launch specialized passenger services at Frankfurt and Beijing Hubs Fraport AG, Beijing Capital International Airport Co. Ltd., and...

Lufthansa Group and Air China sign commercial joint venture

• Closer cooperation and strengthening of competitive position in China • Numerous benefits for customers, code-sharing connections, flight timetable coordination and common fares as...

New direct connection from Frankfurt to Shenzhen with Air China

Starting in May, Air China operates new route three times a week from FRA to China On May 21st Air China launched the first direct...

Air China Introduces its First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

China's national flag carrier becomes the first customer in the nation to operate the airplane BEIJING, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and...

Air China finalises order for six Boeing 777-300ER aircraft

Order bolsters Air China’s growing widebody fleet for international expansion Boeing and Air China today announced an order for six additional 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners....

Air China takes delivery of its 50th Airbus A330

Flag carrier becomes China’s first to operate the longer range 242 tonnes version China’s flag carrier Air China has taken delivery of its 50th A330...

50th A330 for Air China successfully completes maiden flight (with higher MTOW)

 China’s first A330-300 with higher maximum take-off weight The 50th A330 to be operated by Air China, which is also China’s first A330-300 with the...