Air China News Stories

Air China to Extend Airbus A320neo Fleet

August 6, 2019

Air China will add 10 Airbus A320neos to its fleet, with the announcement of a lease deal with BOC Aviation.


Air China Orders 20 Additional Airbus A350s

July 11, 2019

Air China has ordered 20 Airbus A350-900s in a deal valued at USD$6.54 billion at list prices.


China Reveals Airlines Moving To New Beijing Airport

January 4, 2019

Chinese aviation regulator CAAC has published its plans for airport allocations once the new Beijing Daxing airport opens later this year.


Terrorist Threat Forces Air China Flight Back To Paris

July 26, 2018

An Air China plane on a flight to Beijing returned to Paris on Thursday after the airline received a suspected terrorist threat.


Air Canada, Air China Sign Codeshare JV

June 6, 2018

Air Canada and Air China have signed a joint venture agreement to increase commercial cooperation on flights between Canada and China.



China To Ease Its Airline Route Allocation Policy

May 14, 2018

China will relax from October this year its policy of allowing only one Chinese airline to operate on each international route.


Airbus, China Air To Develop Maintenance, Training

January 10, 2017

Airbus and China Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the airline’s maintenance, engineering and technical training capabilities in Taiwan.


Pratt & Whitney Wins USD$800 Mln Contracts From China

November 2, 2016

Pratt & Whitney has received orders worth almost USD$800 million to supply engines to two Chinese carriers.


BOC Aviation, Air China Agree Sale, Leaseback Deal

October 3, 2016

BOC Aviation has agreed a sale and leaseback agreement with Air China for five new aircraft.


Lufthansa, Air China Sign Joint Venture Deal

September 20, 2016

Lufthansa and Air China have signed a commercial joint venture agreement to jointly operate flights between Europe and China.