Pilot who landed plane after co-pilot was ‘sucked halfway’ out cockpit window awarded $777K

June 10, 2018 9:56 pm

A Sichuan Airlines pilot has been awarded roughly $776,912 for calmly landing a flight after his co-pilot was “sucked halfway” out of the cockpit window, the Daily Mail reported. The Chinese pilot, Liu Chuanjian, was awarded the nearly five million yuan and the title of “hero captain of China’s civil aviation,” Xinhua News...

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Capital Airlines Flight Forced to Return to Airport After Cockpit Window Cracks

June 1, 2018 12:30 pm

An hour after departing from China’s Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport to Nha Trang, Vietnam, Tuesday, Capital Airlines flight JD421 was forced to turn around after cracks appeared in a cockpit window. According to the Aviation Herald, the crack occurred after the aircraft “encountered severe turbulence and jolted.” Capital Airlines flight JD421 returned...

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Only 18 out of 44 airlines bow to China’s demands to alter Taiwan’s designation

May 26, 2018 6:21 am

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—On April 25, China’s civil aviation administration sent letters to 44 airlines requesting they modify their websites and advertising materials, removing any suggestions that Taiwan, Macau, and Hong Kong are independent of China. On Friday May 25, China’s aviation regulator announced that only 18  out of 44 airlines had...

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Hijacked Air China flight makes emergency landing

April 15, 2018 9:14 am

An Air China plane was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday morning, after a man hijacked the plane with a pen. Air China flight CA1350, which took off from Changsha, Central China’s Hunan Province and was bound for Beijing, was forced to land in Zhengzhou, the capital of central...

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China set to unveil world’s longest sea bridge

April 2, 2018 10:15 am

China is set to unveil this year the world’s longest cross-sea bridge, connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China. The crossing, which took seven years to complete, is 55km-long and six lanes wide, comprising of of four tunnels and four artificial islands.