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U.S. scales back China airline ban to permit 2 weekly flights

Jun 06, 2020 - 9:00 AM

The United States matches the number of flights allowed by China, but says it remains 'troubled' as Beijing disregarded the rights of American carriers

Passengers wear face masks as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus as they arrive from an international flight at Beijing Capital Airport in Beijing on March 11, 2020. - China reported an increase in imported coronavirus cases on March 11, fuelling concerns that infections from overseas could undermine progress in halting the spread of the virus. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

U.S. suspends flights by Chinese airlines in new spat with Beijing

Jun 03, 2020 - 11:10 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The move is triggered by China's failure to act on American carriers' requests to resume passenger service

AVIATION. A China Southern employee wears a face mask as she carries a model plane at Beijing Daxing International Airport on the eve of a 5-day national holiday on April 30, 2020. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Cebu Pacific to begin Manila-Shenzhen flights on July 1

Jun 10, 2019 - 11:30 PM

Cebu Pacific's Manila-Shenzhen route will have flights 4 times a week, beginning July 1

BAGGAGE POLICY. Cebu Pacific will be implementing a new check-in baggage policy starting January 15, 2019. Photo from Cebu Pacific

Cameron resigns, Marites Flor, China Airlines strike | 6PM wRap

Jun 24, 2016 - 7:33 PM

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Taiwan China Airlines strike leaves 20,000 without flights

Jun 24, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Hundreds of flight attendants stage a sit in outside China Airlines headquarters in Taipei overnight protesting a new requirement that they report for work in Taoyuan – on the outskirts of Taipei – rather than downtown Songshan

STRIKE. Huang Hui-chen (L), spokeswoman for the China Airlines (CAL) flight attendant union, speaks to flight attendants, protesting outside CAL's Taipei headquarters in Taipei, Taiwan, June 24, 2016. Photo by David Chang/EPA

Profits soar at China's big 3 airlines

Mar 31, 2016 - 8:20 PM

China Southern Airlines Air China and China Eastern Airlines all see higher net profits in 2015

epa03069393 File photo of the first Airbus A380 delivered to China Southern Airlines taking off from Toulouse-Blagnc Airport, southern France, 14 October 2011. Airbus has announced on 20 January 2012 that will control 21 of the 69 A380 flying nowadays, following the advice of the European Aviation Safety Agency, that recommended inspections after Singapore Air and Qantas found cracks in some of their A380 wing-rib feet. The fissures pose no dangers to passengers flying on the world?s largest commercial aircraft, Airbus Chief Executive Officer Tom Enders said on 19 January. EPA/GUILLAUME HORCAJUELO

MacroAsia spending over P820 million for expansion

Jul 18, 2015 - 12:43 PM

While MacroAsia sees the continued growth of its maintenance repair overhaul and ground handling businesses this year it looks at 2015 with guarded optimism

EXPANSION PLANS. MicroAsia Corporation plans to spend around P850 million for three years to finance its expansion plans. Photos from

Ninoy Aquino: The unforgotten martyr

Aug 21, 2014 - 4:48 PM

Ninoy Aquino did not fear death as much as he feared obscurity He knew the perils of his homecoming and he was all for it

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Why were commercial planes still flying over Ukraine?

Jul 18, 2014 - 1:29 PM

UPDATED The downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet over rebel held eastern Ukraine has raised questions over why the company persisted in flying in conflict zone airspace that many other Asian carriers had abandoned months ago

AIRCRAFT. Malaysia Airlines aircraft are parked at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at sunrise on 18 July 2014. Shamshahrin Shamsudin/EPA

China navy takes delivery of first aircraft carrier: report

Sep 23, 2012 - 8:35 PM

The handover ceremony of the 300 meter 990 foot ship a former Soviet carrier called the Varyag took place in northeast China s port of Dalian after a lengthy refitting by a Chinese shipbuilder