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China's airlines, oil firms post big Q1 2020 virus losses

Apr 30, 2020 - 3:00 PM

China Southern Airlines, China Eastern, and Air China post combined losses of nearly $2 billion in January-March 2020

A China Southern employee wears a face mask amid concerns of the COVID-19 coronavirus as she carries a model plane at Beijing Daxing Airport on the eve of a five-day national holiday on April 30, 2020. - China's big state-controlled airlines and oil firms said they suffered deep losses during the first quarter, when the country was at the height of its coronavirus battle, and warned of further pain to come. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP)

3 Filipino elderly sisters reported missing in China 'now returning to PH'

Aug 18, 2019 - 7:50 PM

A relative says the 3 sisters, who should have been back in the Philippines on August 10, have been found

MISSING. Three Filipino elderly sisters who were scheduled to return home from the US were reported 'missing' in China by their relatives. Photo from John Florencio Guce

China's big 3 airlines seek 737 MAX payouts from Boeing – reports

May 22, 2019 - 2:34 PM

The reports in various state-run media that China Southern Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and Air China would seek payouts from the American aerospace giant come against the backdrop of an escalating US-China trade war

China Eastern Airlines flies to Shanghai via Clark starting October

Jul 07, 2017 - 6:01 PM

China s second largest carrier confirms the new route on the heels of a deal with the Clark International Airport Corporation to augment the airline s flight network and use Clark airport as one of its global hubs

Huge hole in engine forces China Eastern plane to make emergency landing

Jun 12, 2017 - 9:56 AM

UPDATED A China Eastern Airlines passenger plane suffered a serious fault that tore a huge hole in one of its engine casings and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing in Sydney

GROUNDED. A China Eastern Airbus A330 passenger aircraft, which suffered a serious engine fault following take-off, sits on the tarmac at Sydney Airport on June 12, 2017. William West/AFP

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

Snoozing China air traffic controllers force jet to delay landing

Aug 19, 2014 - 12:13 PM

Authorities: Because air traffic control was asleep on duty the plane called many times

An airplane of China Eastern Airlines Corp. takes off from runway at an airport of Qingdao, China, 17 April 2009. Wu Hong/EPA