Posts Tagged ‘airline’

Elong.com’s Chinese Travel Website Goes Down

One of China’s top travel, hotel, and airline booking websites has partially gone down.


Chinese Telecoms Close Down All Airport VIP Lounges

Air travelers in China hoping for a relaxing moment at an airport lounge to get online, have a free lunch, or find a quiet meeting place will soon need to look elsewhere. China’s three major telecom operators China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have sent out an internal memo telling their local branches to […]


Consumer Accuses China’s Ctrip.com Of Selling Fake Travel Insurance Policies

Just days after Chinese Internet travel website Ctrip.com (CTRP) proudly released its corporate social responsibility report for 2008, and days before the frenetic week-long Chinese Lunar New Year travel season begins, a Chinese consumer has made a big splash in local media with his complaint that Ctrip.com is selling dubious air insurance policies online.


Chinese Airline Boosting Business With Online Payments

Chinese budget air carrier Lucky Air has signed a partnership agreement with China’s third-party payment platform YeePay.com for air ticket distribution to both businesses and consumers in mainland China.


Chinese Internet Travel Firm eLong.com Posts Widening Net Loss, Expects Slowdown

Chinese Internet travel website eLong.com (LONG) reported its unaudited financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008 and stated that while total gross revenues increased 7% year-on-year to CNY90.0 million and net revenues increased 6% year-on-year to CNY84.1 million, the company also recorded a widening operating loss and expanding net loss.


Chinese Internet Travel Profit Drops For Ctrip.com

Chinese Internet hotel, airline, and packaged tour travel service provider Ctrip.com (CTRP) reported its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008.


Ctrip Reports Increased Online Travel Income, Expects Slower China Growth

Chinese Internet travel website Ctrip.com (CTRP) posted its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 and said net revenues were CNY375 million, up 30% year-on-year, but the company only expects third quarter growth to be in the range of 15-20%.


Tencent Cooperates With Spring Airlines On New E-ticket Pattern

Tencent’s Tenpay and Spring Airlines Company Limited announced a strategic cooperation on June 3 to jointly develop a new management pattern for air ticket marketing to promote the growth of budget airline services.


Net Loss Widens For eLong.com’s Chinese Internet Travel Business

Chinese Internet travel website eLong.com (LONG) reported its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008 and says net loss from continuing operations worsened year-on-year by CNY31.7 million to CNY32.6 million, driven primarily by a CNY28.3 million increase in unrealized foreign exchange losses and a CNY4.1 million decrease in interest income compared […]


IBM Gives Shanghai Pudong Airport Some Common Sense

Shanghai Pudong Airport has selected IBM to deliver new self-service check-in kiosks in its new terminal so that passengers from different airlines are able to share a single kiosk for check-in themselves.