Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Heathrow gains Chinese links to Changsha, Xi’an and Qingdao

Heathrow Airport will gain new connections to China with direct services to Changsha and Xi’an, providing an additional 6,700 tonnes of cargo capacity for British exports. Hainan Airlines will fly to Changsha on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays using a Boeing 787-800 from 23 March, before being upgraded to a larger 787-900 on 1 September. Tianjin […]

Heathrow gains new Chinese link with flights to Qingdao

Heathrow Airport has gained a new direct link to China with three flights a week to Qingdao operated by Beijing Capital Airlines. The new route was put in place following the UK and Chinese governments negotiations to significantly increase the number of permitted flights between the two countries last year, and the agreement lifts the […]

Agreement brings NE China cargo hub plan a step closer

Shenyang Taoxian International Airport in north-east China is set to be turned into a regional cargo hub. The owner Liaoning Airport Management Group Co has entered into a strategic cooperation framework agreement with HACTL Development Holdings Ltd (HDHL – the business development arm of Hactl Group) as a first step in developing the gateway as a major […]