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Passengers queue up for a security check at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China. Pic: AP.

China’s airports, airlines worst in flight delays

By Fri, Jul 12, 2013 4:51PM UTC Comments Off Passengers queue up for a security check at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, China. Pic: AP.

BEIJING (AP) — China’s airlines and airports continue to have the worst flight delays in the world, according to a travel industry monitor. A survey of flight times last month showed that Beijing’s airport had the lowest proportion of flights leaving on time among 35 leading airports at just 18.3 percent, FlightStat Inc. reported on...

Chinese airline to cut services to Manila

By Tue, May 15, 2012 6:50PM UTC Comments Off

BEIJING (AP) — State media say a major Chinese airline will suspend some flights to the Philippines to reflect a drop in tourists traveling there amid a standoff between Beijing and Manila over territory in the South China Sea. The official Xinhua News Agency says China Southern Airlines will cut its normal schedule of two...