Airlines/Aviation

Air China Mourned for the Dead, Condolence Expressed Both in the Air and on the Ground

BEIJING, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On May 19 14:28, an Air China weekly routine meeting was suspended and all participants observed a 3 minutes silence to express their deep condolences to those that lost their lives in the Wenchuan earthquake. The meeting resumed afterwards to discuss the...

2008-05-22 14:23 1077

Air China Allocated Large Aircrafts for Disaster Relief

9 Flights Carrying Relief Troops to Sichuan BEIJING, May 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China adjusted capacity timely according to the relief situation and allocated wide-body aircrafts as its best to evacuate stranded passengers in Sichuan province. On May 15, 28 flights departed from Chen...

2008-05-20 17:42 931

CA Announces Emergency Plan in Effect After an Earthquake in Southwest China (Sichuan Province)

BEIJING, May 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A major earthquake hit Wenchuan County, Sichuan Province at 14:28pm, PEK time on May 12, 2008. Chengdu Shuangliu (CTU) airport is closed. 12 CA (Chengdu Airport) flights en route to Chengdu have been diverted to other airports. (Logo: http://www.pr...

2008-05-16 23:19 693

Air China Moves its Shanghai Airport Operations to Terminal 2 Pudong

BEIJING, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Starting April 29, 2008, Air China moves its Shanghai airport operations to Terminal 2 of Shanghai Pudong International Airport. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709261556.gif ) Terminal 2 Pudong contains three sections: the main building, t...

2008-04-25 11:09 1173

Air China's Schedule of New and Enhanced Services for the Summer and Autumn 2008 Comes Out

BEIJING, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On March of 2008, Air China, the country's only national flag carrier, announced its schedule of new and added services for the summer and autumn 2008. Please refer to the following for details. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200709261556.gif ) ...

2008-04-25 12:39 1041

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces First Quarter 2008 Transactions

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company", NYSE: AER) today announced the completion of the following transactions during the first quarter 2008: -- Signed new lease agreements for 23 aircraft, -- Delivered seven aircraft...

2008-04-25 03:33 786

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release First-Quarter 2008 Financial Results on May 9, 2008

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 am Eastern Time / 3:30 pm Central European Time on Friday, May 9, 2008 to review its first-quarter...

2008-04-23 04:20 700

Oasis Hong Kong Airlines Limited (Provisional Liquidators Appointed) Update on Crew Members Returning Home

HONG KONG, April 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Provisional Liquidators are pleased to announce that in the last 24 hours, sixty-six Oasis crew members arrived in Hong Kong from London and Vancouver. All the Oasis crew based in Namibia are coming home tonight. This achievement is the result of th...

2008-04-11 22:58 875

Ten Year Component Lease Agreement Signed Between British Airways and AeroTurbine

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands and MIAMI, April 2, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that its subsidiary AeroTurbine, Inc. entered into a component purchase and sale agreement and a component lease agreement with British Airways, whereby AeroTurbine w...

2008-04-02 11:00 869

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Webcast of Investor and Analyst Day

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, April 1, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER) today announced that it will webcast its AerCap Investor and Analyst Day which will be held at the NYSE Euronext in New York on April 3, 2008. The live webcast will be accessible on the Investor Relatio...

2008-04-02 04:08 749

Air China Limited Announces 2007 Annual Results

-- Operating revenue grew 14.2% y-o-y to RMB51.33 billion -- Net profit attributable to shareholders grew 57.3% y-o-y to RMB4.23 billion -- Basic earnings per share grew 34% to RMB35.6 cents -- Recommended year-end dividend was RMB0.0684 per share HONG KON...

2008-03-24 14:50 1016

AerCap to Lease Ten New Airbus A330 Jets to Aeroflot

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, March 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) today announced that it has signed agreements to lease 10 new Airbus A330-200 aircraft to the Russian national carrier Aeroflot for lease periods between nine and 10 years. The aircraft are part o...

2008-03-14 02:34 756

New Air China Connection to Milan, Italy

BEIJING, Feb. 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Chinese flag carrier Air China is to launch a new non-stop service from Shanghai to Milan, effective from March 30, 2008. The new service will operate on an Airbus 340 with newly built premium-cabin services, “Forbidden Pavilion” First Class and “Capita...

2008-02-28 23:00 1062

AerCap Holdings N.V. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 27 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. (the "Company" or "AerCap") (NYSE: AER) today announced the results of its operations for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2007. Fourth Quarter 2007 Highlights -- Fourth quarter 2007 net income was...

2008-02-29 10:36 768

AirMedia Group Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2007 Unaudited Financial Results

BEIJING, Feb. 26 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AirMedia Group Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCN), the operator of the largest digital media network in China dedicated to air travel advertising, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2007. Fourt...

2008-02-26 05:10 770

Air China Partners with the Huntington Library on New Chinese Garden

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A major sponsor of the Huntington’s new Garden of Flowing Fragrance (Liu Fang Yuan), Air China has taken steps to significantly increase its support for the local community, which is served with nonstop flights to Beijing. The Huntington Library, A...

2008-02-15 23:00 1047

Introducing gategroup - The Leading Provider of Above-the-Wing Services

New brand reflects expansion of Gate Gourmet service portfolio RESTON, Va., Feb. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The aviation services industry has a new player today -- gategroup, an umbrella brand representing global airline catering provider Gate Gourmet and its recent acquisitions. ...

2008-02-13 18:00 980

AerCap Holdings N.V. to Release Fourth-Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results on February 27, 2008

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Feb. 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," NYSE: AER) announced today that it will host a conference call and webcast for investors and analysts at 9:30 a.m. EST on Wednesday, February 27, 2008 to review its fourth-quarter and full year 2007 fi...

2008-02-12 10:58 664

Air China Expects Number of Additional Charter Flights to Exceed 2,000 During the Chinese Spring Festival Period

BEIJING, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Air China announced today plans to add 2,025 extra charter flights during the 40-day Spring Festival travel season here in China. From January 23 to March 2, 2008, the additional flights (2,025) and seats (273,979) represent an increase of 17.8% and 13....

2008-01-29 10:00 1062

AerCap Holdings N.V. Announces Fourth Quarter 2007 Transactions

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap," "the Company", NYSE: AER) today announced the completion of the following transactions during fourth quarter 2007: -- Signed new lease agreements for 21 aircraft, -- Delivered seven aircraft...

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