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Demand For Foreign Pilots Takes Off

Chinese airlines are recruiting more overseas pilots as the aviation market expands. Pilots say they enjoy the work, and records show their salaries are one reason why.

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Airlines continue global linkups

China Southern Airlines Co signed an agreement on Tuesday to sell a minority stake to American Airlines Group Inc for $200 million, in a deal which links top carriers in the Asian and US markets.

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C919 passenger jet ready to lift Chinese aviation industry

As part of a premier Chinese air show that saw China’s J-20 stealth fighter make its public debut on Tuesday, officials said the country is about to make a giant step forward in civil aviation with the first test flight of the C919 later this year or in early 2017.

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HNA to buy Virgin Australia stake

HNA Group, the Chinese conglomerate behind the country’s largest private commercial airline, is buying a 13-percent stake in Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd for A$159 million ($114 million), the company’s latest in a series of overseas acquisitions.

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Transportation networks link Chengdu to the world

Poor transportation used to be a drag on the economic development of China’s inland areas, but with modern means of transport, Chengdu has gained wings in recent years.

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No sign of letup in nonstop flights between China, US

The skies between China and the United States are getting busier. In 2015, 75 weekly nonstop flights were added between the two countries, a more than 30 percent increase from 2014, and more are coming next year.

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