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$23 billion aircraft order for China



CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST July 06, 2017


The order is for over 100 European Airbus aircraft. Photo credit - Pixabay   China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) has agreed to buy 140 Airbus aircraft.   With a list value of a reported $23 billion, the ord...

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China's Volvo says goodbye to Petrol



BUSINESS, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST July 06, 2017


Turbo Diesel no longer. Volvo is the first mainstream car manufacturer to announce such a move. Photo credit - Pixabay   Volvo has announced that it is to stop producing diesel and petrol only cars from 2019.   In wh...

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LISTEN: Vicar's Picnic Festival Coming Soon



UK, SHOWBIZ, LONDON LIFE, TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST, THE DAY SHOW, DRIVETIME July 05, 2017


The Vicar’s Picnic is touted as one of the greatest music festivals in The UK. The music extravaganza takes place every year on the banks of the Lees River, in the town of Yalding.   If you’re wondering what The...

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Chinese route leads London Gatwick to world record



CHINA , UK, TRAVEL July 05, 2017


London Gatwick now has the longest long haul network for any single runway airport in the world. Photo credit - London Gatwick Airport   Thanks to a new route to Taipei, London's Gatwick Airport is now the holder of a world...

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Growth and reductions in China / US air routes



CHINA , TRAVEL, EAST MEETS WEST July 04, 2017


Los Angeles International - one airport that may now see increased services to China. Photo credit - Pixabay   A route between Taipei and New York faces cancellation, whilst Hong Kong and Los Angeles might gain a new carrie...

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