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A China Airlines 777-300ER in Los Angeles (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

China Airlines Hints at New Taiwan-Themed Livery with Boeing 777F Delivery

Taiwanese carrier China Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 777F cargo jet on Tuesday. Upon arrival at Taipei's Taoyuan Airport, however, the cargo jet was not carrying China Airlines' normal livery, but instead, it featured a nearly blank livery. The carrier's name only appears in small font near the cargo jet's empennage. Taiwanese media and close sources with the airline have confirmed that the Taiwanese carrier has plans to display Taiwan-related symbols on its fuselage as part of Taiwan's…

U.S. Government May Ban Chinese-Made Drones

The United States government is finalizing a law to prohibit its government from using drones made in China, ainonline reports. The National Defense Authorization Act bans the purchase of commercial drones made by a “covered foreign entity” by any U.S. government agency. This ban includes drone components including drivetrains, cameras and…

Chinese Plan to Build and Sell Harbin Aircraft in Brazil

China’s aviation industry continues to grow at a remarkable place, leading to Chinese airlines ordering vast quantities of aircraft in order to be able to meet the expected demand. The majority of these aircraft have been foreign-made aircraft made by Boeing or Airbus. As part of China’s growth plan moving…

China’s Burgeoning Aviation Industry

China’s aviation industry has had a slow start and hadn't taken off until the late Chinese leader Deng Xiaoping opened up the country to significant economic reform. Since then, however, the industry has grown tremendously and is set to eclipse the United States’ aviation industry within the next decade and…