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Boeing lifts long-term outlook for China plane demand to $1 trln

Boeing lifts long-term outlook for China plane demand to $1 trln

 Chinese airlines are likely to purchase planes worth $1.025 trillion over 20 years as they expand fleets to cater to robust growth in domestic and overseas tourism, Boeing Co said in a more bullish forecast of Chinese aviation demand.

China says it will not accept EU measures on emissions

China said it will not accept any "unilateral and compulsory market measures" announced by the European Union threatening Chinese carriers with fines for non-compliance with its Emissions Trading System (ETS).

Bomb threat disrupts flights in SW China airport

Two Chinese airlines received bomb threats on Friday two days after five flights were hit by hoax bomb calls.

Chinese airlines unaffected by Boeing Dreamliners grounding

None of the Chinese airlines have the Dreamliners yet as they have not been delivered.

Chinese airlines need 4,273 passenger aircraft in next 20 yrs

COMAC expects global air passenger turnover to grow at an annual rate of 4.9 percent in the next two decades, and that of China will expand by 7.2 percent annually.

Airbus: 2,000 jobs at risk over China order freeze

The head of Airbus says up to 2,000 jobs are at risk because Chinese airlines have frozen orders for 55 jets worth USD 14 billion in protest at the European Union's emissions trading plan.

Air China net down 13% due to rising fuel costs

Air China, the country's largest international carrier, has posted a 13.44 percent year-on-year decline in net profit to 4.06 billion yuan (USD 634.87 million) for the first half of 2011 due to high fuel costs.