Air China Ltd (601111.SS)
20 Jul 2018
Wed, Jul 18 2018
SHANGHAI China's aviation regulator will reduce Air China's Boeing 737 flights by 10 percent and cancel licenses of the pilot and co-pilot involved in an emergency descent last week, in a move analysts say could push the airline to cut some routes.
* CAAC said incident was linked to co-pilot smoking e-cigarette
SHANGHAI, July 18 China's aviation regulator will cut Air China's flight hours for its Boeing 737 fleet by 10 percent and cancel the licences for the pilot and co-pilot involved in an emergency descent incident last week, Chinese state television said.
SHANGHAI An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after cabin oxygen levels dropped has been linked to a co-pilot smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday, citing China's aviation regulator.
* Co-pilot shut off air-conditioning, prompting emergency descent
SHANGHAI, July 13 An emergency descent by an Air China aircraft after oxygen levels dropped in the cabin has been linked to a co-pilot who was smoking an e-cigarette during the flight, state media said on Friday, citing China's aviation regulator.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI Air Canada and Air China Ltd entered a joint venture on Wednesday, with the Canadian carrier saying the deal would significantly increase its presence in the Chinese market which is set to be the world's largest by 2022.
* Airlines say they will expand commercial collaboration on routes
BEIJING, June 6 Air China Ltd and Air Canada on Wednesday said they will sign a joint venture agreement, marking the Chinese state airline's first such deal with a North American carrier.
SHANGHAI State carrier Air China will resume regular flights between Beijing and Pyongyang on Wednesday, a company official said, as diplomatic relations improve between China and North Korea.