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Flight delayed after firefighters spray wrong plane with foam at Fuzhou airport

Fire fighters work to put out a fire at the Fuzhou Airport, in southeast China's Fujian Province on December 10, 2015. [Photo: news.qq.com]   Firefighters responding to reports of an engine on fire at Fuzhou Changle International Airport sprayed foam on the wrong plane. The incident caused the runway to be closed for around 90 minutes.   Sparks had been seen coming from the right-hand engine on an Air China Boeing 737 as it prepared to take off for Beijing from the airport in the capital of southeast China's Fujian Province.   According to an Air China

7 passengers injured after plane veers off runway at Fuzhou airport

A transporter removes a damaged plane from a runway at Fuzhou Changle International Airport. Joyair flight JR1529 veered off the runway as it landed in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China’s Fujian Province, yesterday. [photo / Xinhua]   Seven passengers were injured when an aircraft veered off the runway as it landed in Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, yesterday.   Joyair flight JR1529 had 45 passengers and seven crew on board and the accident, which happened around noon, led to the temporary closure of the Fuzhou Changle

3 detained over flight bomb hoax at Changsha and Fuzhou airports

Fuzhou Changle International Airport.   Three suspects have been detained for fabricating terror information that caused flight delays in the past week, the Ministry of Public Security announced on Saturday. The suspects surnamed Tan, Xie and Wang are allegedly responsible for three bomb hoax cases that happened on October 27, 28 and 31, the ministry said in a statement. The police did not say whether the suspects and the three cases were connected. The suspects confessed to the offenses during interrogation and said they did it either because of life

Fuzhou Changle Int'l Airport tops list of top 10 best airports in China in 2012

Online media company Sina has released the latest China airport rankings, based on a survey of consumers' experiences across 31 airports last year. Fuzhou Changle International Airport in Fujian province ranked as most satisfactory airport in China according to participants' feedback. The survey asked netizens to assign scores to the airports’ ticketing service, consumption service, terminal environment and ground transportation. Fuzhou Changle International Airport tops the list due to its favorable terminal environment and transportation around the

Hainan Airlines to invest RMB1.2bln in Fuzhou subsidiary

HNA Group, parent company of Hainan Airlines, is investing 1.2 billion yuan ($191.88 million) in a new airline operation, Fuzhou Airlines, in a joint venture involving the Fuzhou government and other investors, the Southeast Express reported on Wednesday. The formal agreement on the investment was signed this month between HNA and the Fuzhou State-owned Assets Investment Holdings Co Ltd, which is funded by the local government. HNA will own 60 percent of the new airline's capital with Assets Investment paying 400 million yuan for its share, accounting for 20 percent. The

Hainan Airlines to launch Fuzhou Airlines with Fujian provincial govt

HAINAN Airlines will launch a new subsidiary, Fuzhou Airlines, in cooperation with the Fujian provincial government to expand into the south China market. The new airline will have a total investment of 2 billion yuan (US$319 million) and will be based at Fuzhou Changle International Airport and operate both domestic and international flights, according to Hainan Airlines. The airport is currently one of the main operating bases of Xiamen Airlines, which counts China Southern Airlines as a major shareholder. Hainan Airlines did not give a specific timetable for the

Intelligent entry system launched at Fuzhou Airport

The frontier inspection station of Fuzhou Airport and Fuzhou International Airport Co Ltd held a police-airport exchange activity on August 10.   It was themed "New starting point, new exploration and new stride" and held at the departure hall of Fuzhou Changle International Airport. This was to mark the launch of the intelligent entry system that has officially been put into service at the station, thus checks on each passenger can be cut down by about 5 seconds on average.   The intelligent entry system installed at the frontier inspection station of

Xiamen Airlines to resume & increase flights for upcoming winter & spring

Xiamen Airlines will resume and increase flights for upcoming peak season in winter and spring   From 31st October, Xiamen Airlines will successively resume and increase its flight services for the upcoming peak season in winter and spring. The flights will take off from Xiamen, Fuzhou and Jinjang in Fujian. 1. From Xiamen The airline will resume its Xiamen-Beijing morning flight, which takes off at 07:05 at Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport every day. By then, there will be 5 daily flights serving between Xiamen and Beijing. Besides, it

Fuzhou Changle Airport sees passenger surge in Jan-Sep

Fuzhou Changle International Airport handled 531,000 passengers in the first three quarters of the year, more than the total number for 2009.   The upsurge in passenger numbers is partially attributable to the opening of direct flights between Fuzhou and Taipei in December of 2008.   In February, direct flights commenced between Fuzhou and Kaohsiung, Taichung and Taoyuan.    SOURCE: Common Talk Weekly   Editorial Message  This site contains materials from other clearly stated media sources for the purpose of discussion

Expressway to link Fuzhou Changle Int'l Airport and downtown area

  "100 days, 120 kilometers, RMB 10 billion plus numberless efforts equal one new Fuzhou" released by Fuzhou traffic and transport committee in a press conference Tuesday. Several projects, committing to enhance the road's efficiency, capacity and safety are on the agenda, including the expressway of Fuzhou Changle International Airport, circular expressway in Fuzhou and some parts related. The expressway linking Fuzhou Changle International Airport and the downtown will be expanded as another 0.2 billion Yuan has been appropriated to this

Taiwan-Fuzhou air passengers soar 9 times in H1 of 2010

Fuzhou Changle International Airport   Fuzhou Airport registered a total of 91,000 passengers on 581 direct flights to Taiwan in the first half of the year, a nine-fold increase year-on-year.   To cope with the upsurge in passenger numbers, the airport plans to spend 200 million yuan to expand its terminal buildings and parking areas by next May.   SOURCE: Common Talk Weekly   Editorial Message   This site contains materials from other clearly stated media sources for the purpose of discussion stimulation and content

Seats are hot selling on direct Fuzhou-Taiwan flights

Fuzhou Changle International Airport has opened 6 direct flight routes to Taiwan with 42 scheduled flights each week, announced Fuzhou Customs on July 16. As the mainland and Taiwan have been fostering a closer economic cooperation, a large growth occurred in the number of direct flights between Fuzhou and Taiwan. It is reported that in the first half of 2010, 574 direct flights and 90,414 passengers travelled between the two regions, a 925% and 884% increase respectively over the same period last year. "The direct routes between Fuzhou and Taiwan have been widely

'Skybus' to link Xiamen and Fuzhou by 2015

Xiamen Gaoqi Internatinonal Airport    The Fujian Government recently unveiled a new official document, and according to this document, through joint efforts, Xiamen and Fuzhou airports will realize the plan of using airbuses to transport by the end of 2015. Airports in Xiamen and Fuzhou are developing a traffic line for airbuses to major cities of China. When the time comes, traveling to other provinces will become easier. Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, Fuzhou Changle International Airport, Quanzhou Jinjiang Airport and Wuyishan Airport

Shenzhen Airlines launches Fuzhou-Tokyo round-trip flights

Shenzhen Airlines   On 6th April, Shenzhen Airlines launches Fuzhou-Tokyo round-trip flights at Fuzhou Changle International Airport for the first time.   It’s Shenzhen Airlines’ second Fuzhou-Japan air route, following the Fuzhou-Osaka air route that was launched on 10th Sept 2007.   The existing Fuzhou-Osaka offers 3 round-trip flights every week, namely, flights departing from Fuzhou at 10:55 on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and return at 17:25.   Japan is one of the habitations for overseas Fujianese, majority