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2014-07-18 08:20:28

A move that makes check-in easier and offers discounts on excess baggage fee BEIJING, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 17, Air China became the first domestic carrier to introduce prepaid excess baggage fee service on routes to North America. For passengers on Air China-operated North American flights arriving in or departing from Beijing, if the number of pieces of their checked baggage exceeds the allowance, they can pay in advance for their excess baggage through Air China's...

2014-07-15 04:20:17

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- UTC Aerospace Systems has been selected by Cathay Pacific Airways to supply the wheels and carbon brakes for its fleet of 48 Airbus A350-900/A350-1000 aircraft on firm orders. The company will provide the equipment through its Landing Systems facility in Troy, Ohio. Cathay Pacific Airways will take delivery of their first A350-900 aircraft in 2016. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp....

2014-07-07 12:20:48

BEIJING, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During German Chancellor Dr Angela Merkel's state visit to China, Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director of Air China Limited and Carsten Spohr, Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Deutsche Lufthansa AG, signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing to expand the scope of the strategic partnership between their companies. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO Song Zhiyong, President & Executive Director...

2014-06-12 04:20:22

-- New Nonstop Service between Beijing and Washington Dulles International Expected to Grow Bilateral US-China Trade and Tourism -- WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China's new nonstop four weekly flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to Washington Dulles International was welcomed on June 10th by the Chinese Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai; Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terence McAuliffe, District of Columbia Deputy Mayor Victor L....

2014-06-09 12:21:01

787 Dreamliner flights from San Francisco further expand United's global reach SAN FRANCISCO, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today launches new nonstop service linking the airline's San Francisco hub with Chengdu, China, the fourth-largest Chinese city, becoming the first carrier to fly nonstop from the U.S. to mainland China beyond Beijing and Shanghai and the first U.S. carrier to serve Chengdu. "United offers travelers more choices to more of the world than any...

2014-04-30 04:20:41

BEIJING, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Results Highlights Items Jan-Mar 2014 Jan-Mar 2013 Change (RMB million) % Operating Revenue 24,419 22,719 7.48% Operating Cost 20,733 19,676 5.37% Net Profit 93 249 -62.71% Earnings per Share 0.01 0.02 -50.00% (RMB) Air China...

2014-04-17 16:21:33

HONOLULU, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to further destinations. The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its three-times weekly nonstop service to Beijing yesterday....

2014-04-10 12:20:23

PHOENIX, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IAE International Aero Engines AG announced today that it has signed an exclusive, 10-year V-Services Fleet Hour Agreement (FHA) with Cathay Pacific Airways to manage 48 V2500® engines operated by its wholly owned subsidiary Dragonair. The agreement will cover installed engines on 15 A320ceos and seven A321ceos, in addition to four spare engines. "The V2500 engine has been a strong powerplant in our fleet and has contributed to helping us...

2014-03-28 08:21:10

Into the Charming Far East BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city in the Far East which boasts magnificent sceneries and varied cultural attractions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA701/2 will be operated on Tuesday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday. The outbound flight departs at 06:25 Beijing time and arrives at...

2014-03-18 08:21:43

BEIJING, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will inaugurate Shanghai-Munich nonstop service on June 6, 2014, bringing the number of the European cities it serves from Shanghai up to 4, with the other three cities being Frankfurt, Milan and Paris. Currently, Air China operates from Shanghai, Beijing and Chengdu to Europe and is the largest operator of China-European routes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080625/CNW017LOGO The four-times weekly service CA827/8 will be...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.