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YTO launches air operations

YTO launches air operations

March 5, 2015 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Shanghai-based YTO Express is one of China’s largest express operators, delivering over 1.5 billion packages in 2014. For some time, the company has wanted to follow in the footsteps of China Post and Shenzhen-based SF Express, and operate its own airline. YTO applied for an operating certificate in 2013, andRead More

Air freight prices freed in China

January 14, 2015 at 9:33 am 0 comments

China’s government moved away from its long-standing policy of aviation price regulation — at least for cargo. In a document jointly released in early November, the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) announced that the country’s carriers will be allowed to setRead More

China’s year in aviation

China’s year in aviation

December 26, 2014 at 10:35 am 0 comments

At China’s National Civil Aviation Work Conference (held in Beijing, 24 – 25 December), the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAAC) presented a summary of the year in aviation, with statistics through 30 November, as well as predictions for full year 2014. Here, as reported by World Civil Aviation Resources Net, areRead More

E-commerce booms in China – can express companies keep pace?

E-commerce booms in China – can express companies keep pace?

November 20, 2014 at 10:05 am 0 comments

HONG KONG — November 11 revealed more than just the profound growth in e-commerce in China. Singles Day in China on the 11th of November – a day of online shopping, not necessarily romance – spurred $9.3 billion of sales, and the truth is China’s express industry simply cannot keepRead More

China Postal rising?

November 20, 2014 at 10:02 am 0 comments

HONG KONG — We are hearing that China Postal Airlines is finding increasing favor with Alibaba. Reportedly, more Alibaba shipments are coming through Hong Kong via China Postal, at the expense of SF Express. While we don’t have data to determine exactly why or to what extent China Postal is takingRead More

A new airport for Dalian

October 31, 2014 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Rapidly growing Dalian, a port city of 7 million in China’s Liaoning province, plans to replace its old airport with a giant US$4.28 billion hub on an artificial island. The city’s current Dalian Zhoushuizi International Airport (DLC), which is the country’s 17th busiest – it handled 129,000 tonnes of cargoRead More

First freighter lands at Hefei’s new Xinqiao Airport

October 31, 2014 at 10:14 am 0 comments

A year-and-a-half after opening in May 2013, Hefei Xinqiao International Airport (HFE), in China’s Anhui Province, received its first-ever all-cargo aircraft: A 737-300F, operated by SF Airlines. The freighter flew the route from Shenzhen Bao’an International (SZX) to Hefei on 30 September and 1 October on a trial basis, andRead More

There’s no such thing as a free lunch

There’s no such thing as a free lunch

September 8, 2014 at 10:40 am 0 comments

China’s express companies finally abandon “free” home delivery for online shoppers. It is no secret that the explosive growth of online shopping in China has driven equally explosive growth in the package delivery business. According to data from the State Post Bureau, China’s express companies delivered 9.2 billion pieces ofRead More