Loading

2010: The Air China decade begins? Beijing’s hegemony of Chinese aviation reborn

Thirty years ago, China’s aviation industry was centrally owned, controlled and coordinated. Growth rates were low, safety standards were poor and service standards were basic. The opening of the Chinese economy in the late 1970s and early 1980s prompted some big changes in the air, with the arrival of provincially based (but still centrally owned) carriers, while the 1990s saw an explosion in new entry. Several of the more ambitious provincial governments established their own carriers, and traffic (and airline losses) took off.

This CAPA Premium Analysis article is 2,172 words.

To access CAPA Premium Analysis you need a CAPA Membership

Your window into the latest insights

CAPA employs an industry-leading Analyst team based in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia who offer unique perspectives and independent and accurate commentary of critical industry developments globally. CAPA Members rely on our Analysis to unlock valuable insights and actionable intelligence to keep ahead of the game.

Big picture strategic view

Our Analysts don’t just report the news - they take a big picture strategic view of aviation dynamics, issues and trends and analyse the implications of these developments for you.

Global intelligence

The CAPA Analyst team is based globally to ensure our CAPA Members have access to independent, unique perspectives covering an entire spectrum of daily, worldwide commercial aviation developments.

Customise your Alerts

CAPA Members can use CAPA Alerts to receive daily, weekly or monthly and customised updates on our Analysis.

I'm very impressed by the factual and detailed analysis CAPA is always doing.

- CEO, Airline Member
To learn more, contact us:
Phone: +61 2 9241 3200 | Email: membership@centreforaviation.com