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    1. August 17, 2014

      China’s state-owned airlines hit turbulence

      China’s state-owned airlines have had a turbulent year and are warning of first-half earnings to match when they report...

    2. July 2, 2014

      China Eastern Airlines launches low-cost subsidiary

      China Eastern Airlines has become the first of the country’s big three carriers to launch a budget airline, in a move that...

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    1. Aerospace 2012

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    1. April 4, 2014

      Investing in China: time to be bold

      Go on, be bold. Buy China. If there can be a consensus contrarian bet, it is increasingly Chinese stocks. This year, even...

    2. beyondbrics

      September 12, 2013

      NQ Mobile: it pays to be less Chinese

      “How many Chinese brands can you name?”, a Chinese host asked at the beginning of the WEF session on ‘Rebranding China’. His...

    3. June 16, 2013

      Passenger demand: Frills airline reflects challenge to Chinese carriers

      In China’s state-dominated airlines sector, private carriers are saddled with the least attractive flight routes. So Spring...

    4. May 24, 2013

      China clears Boeing’s Dreamliner for commercial domestic flights

      China has cleared the 787 Dreamliner for commercial flight for the first time, giving Boeing a boost as its prized, but...

    5. April 8, 2013

      China’s airlines: mind the bumps

      On any flight with bad turbulence there is a moment where it stops and you hope that the stomach-lurching is over. Monday’s...

    6. beyondbrics

      April 5, 2013

      Asian airlines & bird flu: don't panic

      embed1 In the bird flu pandemic of a decade ago, airline stocks plunged by up to 30 per cent as travellers scrapped their...

    7. December 30, 2012

      Gatwick chief warns against airport hub

      London should develop three dual-runway airports to solve its aviation capacity challenge and limit the dominance of...

    8. December 21, 2012

      Chinese trail in top CEO rankings

      Top 10 CEO’s Only three chief executives from mainland China make the top 100 in the latest ranking of corporate leaders’...

    9. December 5, 2012

      Nokia in smartphone deal with China

      Nokia has agreed to sell its latest flagship smartphone through China Mobile, the world’s largest telecom operator and the...

    10. September 19, 2012

      JAL makes muted return to stock market

      The relisting of Japan Airlines, the world’s second-biggest IPO this year after Facebook’s, was met by a tepid response from...

    11. August 30, 2012

      JAL to take off with $8.4bn share sale

      Japan Airlines has set a tight pricing range for its initial public offering, in an indication of strong demand among...

    12. August 29, 2012

      Tech stocks lift Asian equity markets

      Technology stocks led Asian indices to modest gains on Wednesday as the region’s smartphone makers appeared to shake off the...

    13. August 8, 2012

      Cathay Pacific – dangerous cargo

      Isn’t Asia supposed to be the one sunny bit in the otherwise cloudy outlook for airlines? Weathermen, as usual, are...

    14. July 29, 2012

      Chinese slowdown becomes painful

      China is in the middle of a decoupling of the worst kind for investors, with economic growth slowing relatively mildly but...

    15. June 11, 2012

      European airlines’ losses put at $1.1bn

      Global airlines are flying into increasing turbulence this year with losses at European carriers set to be nearly twice as...

    16. May 1, 2012

      Little to cheer for China’s frequent fliers

      Of all the things you might want during a lengthy flight delay, bouncy cheerleaders waving white pom-poms in your face are...

    17. April 18, 2012

      Gatwick sets sights on fresh markets

      Gatwick is seeking to become the UK’s main gateway to emerging markets, and is well placed to do so because it does not...

    18. beyondbrics

      March 28, 2012

      China: the next must-have, private jets

      It will come as no surprise that rich Chinese have developed a taste these days for private jets. It is a short step, in...

    19. March 27, 2012

      Chinese airlines hit by dispute over hedging

      A dispute with international banks has cost Chinese airlines dearly as they have been flying for much of the past year...

    20. March 20, 2012

      Chinese oil producers lead Asia lower

      Shares in China fell on Tuesday as oil producers lost ground after crude prices fell overnight on commodity exchanges. The...

    21. March 14, 2012

      Cathay Pacific: cruising altitude

      If it were anyone but an airline warning that 2012 looks “even more challenging than 2011”, listeners might suspect some...

    22. February 13, 2012

      Fuel costs and exchange rates throw Tam into loss

      Brazil’s Tam slumped to a loss last year as Latin America’s biggest international airline by market share was weighed down...

    23. February 13, 2012

      Asia gives aviation sector reasons for cheer

      With western airlines braced for losses in 2012 because of contagion from the euro zone crisis, Asian carriers should...

    24. December 19, 2011

      Gatwick airport attracts Asian airlines

      Gatwick airport is benefiting from a campaign to attract Asian airlines, with Korean Air starting to market thrice-weekly...

    25. November 16, 2011

      Property stocks take heavy toll on Shanghai

      Shanghai shares slumped by the biggest amount for almost two months as property developers led mainland stocks lower on...

    26. FT Alphaville

      September 21, 2011

      Overnight markets: Mixed

      Asian shares were under pressure with investors cautious ahead of the conclusion of the US Federal Reserve’s two-day...

    27. September 18, 2011

      BA faces €50m bill for carbon emissions

      British Airways faces a bill of nearly €50m, the highest of any airline, when carriers around the world are brought into the...

    28. June 27, 2011

      Banks and chipmakers hurt Asian equities

      Asian shares fell as as the prospect of stronger international capital requirements added to pressure on banks while...

    29. June 9, 2011

      Carmakers lead declines on Asian bourses

      Asian shares fell for a sixth consecutive day on Thursday, as persistent concerns about the global economic recovery weighed...

    30. May 15, 2011

      Groups wait for earthquake effect to strike home

      Devastation: the personal cost was immediate but the corporate consequences of the quake are still being played out The...

    31. March 15, 2011

      Airlines start cancelling flights to Tokyo

      European and Asian airlines cancelled flights to Tokyo and international companies chartered aircraft as large as the jumbo...

    32. March 9, 2011

      Fundamentals rule as airline and industrial stocks bounce

      Tokyo stocks led Asia higher while China’s Shanghai Composite breached the 3,000 level for the first time in four months as...

    33. March 8, 2011

      Wall Street rises as oil fears ease

      Boeing gained ground after the group signed a multibillion-dollar deal with two airlines in China while US equities bounced...

    34. March 8, 2011

      Airbus claims US helped Boeing deal

      Airbus lost a large Chinese passenger jet order to US rival Boeing, prompting a senior executive of the European aircraft...

    35. March 2, 2011

      Japanese stocks fall as oil prices surge

      Japanese stocks gave back most of the gains of the previous three sessions as fears of further turmoil in the Middle East...

    36. February 24, 2011

      China plans airport building spree

      China will build another 45 airports over the next five years, the industry regulator said on Thursday, raising fresh...

    37. February 24, 2011

      Indian stocks unnerved by rising commodities prices

      Indian stocks slumped by the most in nearly 16 months on Thursday, as inflation fears deepened over surging costs for oil...

    38. February 23, 2011

      Asian airlines feel effect of oil jump

      Asian stocks sank to their lowest levels of the year as the Libyan turmoil and resultant oil price jump continued to hammer...

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