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South Korea, Japan set to back air traffic deal after near misses Crowded AKARA corridor anticipates soaring flights ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

An emergency drill is carried out at Gimpo International Airport in October. Photo: VCG An emergency drill is carried out at Gimpo International Airport in October. Photo: VCG South Korea and Japan are setting aside historical grievances to redraw responsibilities for air traffic control over the East China Sea following recent near misses. Responsibility in …

China’s new mega airport ranked most punctual

China Southern Airlines flight CZ3001 takes off at the Daxing International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, September 25, 2019. Photo: Xinhua China’s newly-opened mega airport was the most punctual medium-sized airport in the world in October, its first month of operation, according to a report released on Tuesday. In a boost for the state-of-the-art …

Nepal-China joint venture Himalaya Airlines connects Kathmandu and Beijing for first time

A passenger checks in to board the Kathmandu-Beijing direct flight of Himalaya Airlines at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 27, 2019. In a bid to enhance connectivity between the two neighbors, a Nepal-China joint venture company Himalaya Airlines started the operation of direct flights from Kathmandu to the Chinese capital city Beijing from …

First international flight leaves Daxing airport; more carriers plan to shift capacity

The Beijing Daxing International Airport Photo: IC China Eastern Airlines conducted the first international flight from Beijing’s new mega airport, the Beijing Daxing International Airport (BDIA), with a flight to Fukuoka, Japan on Sunday.  As the new winter season approaches, the facility, which has only been open for one month, is welcoming more carriers to …

Chinese airline presents int’l air routes in Kyrgyzstan

China Southern Airlines flight CZ3001 takes off at the Daxing International Airport in Beijing, capital of China, Sept. 25, 2019. (Xinhua/Ju Huanzong)   The representative office of China Southern Airlines on Monday presented its international air routes in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek. “In recent years, China Southern Airlines has set a task to connect …