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In a significant move to bolster its military presence in space, China successfully deployed the TJS-11, a classified satellite, into geostationary orbit using its most powerful launcher.
In consideration of strategic opportunities post-pandemic, Air China consults advisors on potentially increasing its ownership in Cathay Pacific, signaling confidence in the Hong Kong carrier's resurgence.
Pending approval from Brunei's aviation regulator, startup GallopAir plans to commence operations by year-end 2024, utilizing regional jets from Chinese manufacturer COMAC.
Joint ventures in the development of new Earth-resource satellites and the BRICS Remote Sensing Satellite Constellation highlight the expanding aerospace partnership between China and Brazil.
The Long March-8 Y3 rocket has been transported to the Wenchang Space Launch Site, priming for the upcoming Queqiao-2 relay satellite mission, as announced by CNSA.
At the Singapore Airshow, China's United Aircraft spotlighted its latest endeavor, the UR6000 AAV concept, marking a significant step in UAV development with tiltrotor capabilities for enhanced logistics and surveillance.
In a move to enhance its maritime combat capabilities, the Chinese Navy is set to deploy J-35 fighter jets on the Liaoning aircraft carrier.
The Taiwan defense ministry confirmed a Chinese rocket scheduled for Friday will launch from Hainan, steering clear of Taiwanese airspace.
In a recent statement, Boeing has reinforced the safety credentials of its 737 Max aircraft while noting the Comac C919's similarities with existing Airbus and Boeing models.
The firm's two-year-old space fund is channeling investments into Albedo Space for their low-altitude satellite technology and Synthetaic, an AI innovator recognized for unearthing a Chinese spy balloon's origin via satellite data.
The PLA Air Force is showcasing its enhanced offensive prowess through the mass deployment of advanced '20-series' aircraft, signaling a significant transformation, according to CCTV.
A strategic display of military aviation might was conducted over the South China Sea, featuring a US Air Force B-52H Stratofortress and three Philippine FA-50 fighters, eliciting critical response from Chinese state media.
Despite Comac's impressive display at the Singapore Airshow, AIA believes the Chinese OEM is still significantly behind in posing a competitive threat to industry leaders Boeing and Airbus.
Su Bin, implicated in espionage, successfully orchestrated the theft of classified U.S. stealth fighter designs, compromising military advancements.
US Space Force officials propose a direct communication link with China to prevent misunderstandings as the pace of space militarization outstrips the development of international norms.
Pacific Fleet commander wants wraps kept on unmanned air, surface, and subsurface capability development
In a strategic move to prevent conceding operational leverage, the US Navy's Pacific Fleet commander has declared intentions to withhold details concerning the development of unmanned air, surface, and subsurface capabilities.
Space Circling, a Chinese rocket engine startup, has garnered over $13.9 million in funding to advance its innovative engine technology for commercial space ventures.
The US Air Force has issued a cautionary alert regarding attempts by Beijing to enlist experienced US airmen, aiming to leverage their expertise to overcome the People’s Republic of China's shortcomings in military tactics and procedures.
The biennial event showcases over 1,000 companies from 50+ countries, highlighting the competition between Western industry leaders and their Chinese counterparts with Israeli firms making a significant presence.
Tibet Airlines has become the launch customer for COMAC's new high-altitude variant of C919 and ARJ21 jets, placing firm orders for 40 C919s and 10 ARJ21s during the Singapore Airshow.
SpaceX's foothold in Indonesia's satellite communication market solidified following a rival Chinese launch vehicle's failure, leading to the loss of Nusantara-2, a $220 million satellite.
In a heightened geopolitical dispute, China has faulted the Philippines for a joint aerial patrol over the South China Sea, involving what Beijing calls 'extraterritorial countries'.
Completing a vital step in its testing regimen, AVIC's AG600M, the large amphibious seaplane tailored for maritime rescue and firefighting, has proven its capabilities in extreme cold conditions.
The strategic agreement between ExecuJet Haite and CBM will bolster MRO capabilities at Beijing Capital International Airport, enhancing service provisions for a growing aviation market.
In a move to enhance UAV capabilities, Gotion partners with UAV leader EHang to create advanced electric power solutions, as reported by Chinadaily.com.
Airbus and China's COMAC C919 will conduct aerial displays at the Singapore Airshow, highlighting their market presence as Boeing opts out of showcasing any commercial jets.
Securing an unprecedented number of international exhibitors, Singapore Airshow 2024's edition emphasizes sustainability, coinciding with a vibrant rebound in aviation. The event also features the return of diverse aerial displays, including debuts by Indian and Chinese teams.
Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year: a sugar kick for air cargo? A busy time in air cargo in the run-up to these events.
Following Valentine's Day, the Chinese New Year celebrations continue to bolster air cargo activity, harkening back to the boom experienced during the last Wood Dragon Year, as per ATA archives.
With surging passenger figures and increased flight capacity, China's aviation industry shows significant recovery in January 2024, signaling vitality in the post-pandemic era.
China’s AVIC showcases its advanced Changhe Z-10ME attack helicopter internationally for the first time at the prominent Singapore Airshow.
Marking a significant milestone, COMAC's C919, hailed as China's answer to the aviation duopoly, made its international debut with a demonstration at the Singapore Airshow.
Shenyang Aircraft Corporation is tasked with advancing China's military aviation capabilities by producing a fighter to mirror the multifunctional F-35, targeting dual mission profiles.
Reviving the spirit of Deng Xiaoping's transformative 1978 visit to Singapore, China is poised to showcase its aerospace advancements at the Singapore Airshow 2024.
China's defence ministry announces unprecedented combined air force training with UAE, marking a significant military collaboration set for August.
In response to escalating geopolitical tensions, USAF Secretary Frank Kendall has announced strategic overhauls to strengthen capabilities against China's growing military power.
The U.S. Space Force is closely monitoring the escalation of China's satellite capabilities, which signifies a substantial increase in Beijing's orbital presence and potential.
The aviation sector in Asia Pacific is witnessing a notable surge in activity as Chinese airlines recalibrate post the cessation of the zero-COVID policy.
The global aerospace community is expressing concern over the potential dominance of China's Tiangong space station in low Earth orbit as other commercial habitats face delays.
In response to advancements in space-based military capabilities by Russia and China, the DoD is initiating a program focusing on deploying cost-effective satellite constellations.
China's Chang'e 8 mission is set to deliver biological experiments and test lunar resource utilization technology at the moon's south pole as a preliminary step towards establishing a lunar base.
EHang has announced the suggested retail price for its EH216-S eVTOL aircraft for global markets, marking a significant step in the commercial availability outside China.
The head of the Space Force has emphasized the growing capabilities of Russia and China to pose significant threats to U.S. assets in space, indicating a shift towards a more contested outer space environment.
Following its maiden launch success, Chinese launch firm Orienspace secures $83.5 million in Series B financing, further catalyzing China's burgeoning commercial space sector.
As India fosters growth in its air cargo sector, IndiGo Airlines prepares for end-of-month freighter flights to China, capitalizing on increased demand.
In a strategic bid to bolster alliances and deter regional challenges, the US is escalating its naval posture significantly, dispatching five aircraft carriers to the Western Pacific.
The strategic importance of the Asia-Pacific region is escalating in response to China’s military ambitions, driving local nations to bolster their air defense capabilities.
Countries across Asia-Pacific, including Japan, South Korea, and China, are accelerating plans to integrate eVTOL services into urban transportation systems.
Observations reveal a J-35 stealth fighter mock-up on the Liaoning, China's aircraft carrier, despite its apparent incompatibility with the ship's lack of catapult equipment designed for this aircraft type.
Integrating UAV technology, Shenzhen sees the launch of a novel drone delivery route for seafood transportation from Nan'ao Shuangyong Pier to Longgang District.