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United could feel impact of passenger removal in China

Two days after an Asian passenger was forcibly dragged off a United Airlines plane at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and video of the incident spread globally across social media, travel industry and marketing analysts said that United’s reputation has been damaged and the incident could have an impact on the carrier in China.

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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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American Airlines eyes better access to China market: analyst

American Airlines’ reportedly seeking to acquire a stake in China Southern Airlines may be sparked by the world’s largest airline wanting better access to the world’s largest passenger market and industry competitive pressures, according to an analyst.

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1st direct flight links Las Vegas, China mainland

A new direct flight between Las Vegas and Beijing launched on Friday, linking the “entertainment capital of the world” with the Chinese mainland for the first time.

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China Southern teams up to boost tourism

China Southern Airlines, the world’s fourth-largest airline and the largest in Asia, has joined hands with Visit California, an industry-funded tourism board, to boost the influx of Chinese travelers to California.

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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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