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  1. News - Hong Kong - TRAVEL

    City Airways planes are safe, its Hong Kong-based director insists

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 04:09am by MICHAEL DE WAAL-MONTGOMERY

    ... unsafe The Hong Kong director and co-owner of City Airways has hit back at claims that the airline's aircraft are unsafe after Thai authorities suspended its operations on Saturday. Terence ... concerns that City Airways was not following proper safety procedures for the maintenance of its aircraft. "We were concerned about passenger safety following a report that revealed that City ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1573773/city-airways-planes-are-safe-its-hong-kong-based-director-insists
  2. Business - China Business - TRAVEL

    China to knock US off the world's business travel top spot

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 01:26am by BLOOM

    ... of the increase in Asia's commercial aircraft fleet to 10,300 in 2020 from 6,000 at the end of 2013, according to Ed Greenslet, who publishes The Airline Monitor. The US fleet will grow to just over ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1561409/china-knock-us-worlds-business-travel-top-spot
  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    On a wing and a prayer

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... faceless world of modern air travel. I begin a conversation with the pilot. How did he start his flying career? He points along the line of aircraft hangars that line the apron at Nairobi's ... vegetation. They bear names such as Pioneer Aviation, Superb Aviation and Africair. There are plenty of aircraft to admire: you can fly down to the coast from Wilson in a Dakota DC-3, the sort ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1025423/wing-and-prayer
  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Adam Nebbs

    ... to 330 minutes from the nearest diversion airport, making the transpacific route possible, despite ongoing safety concerns about the aircraft's lithium-ion battery system. From Hong Kong, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540338/travellers-checks
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Maldives on a budget: former British military base of Gan

    Posted Apr 26th 2014, 11:08pm by Tim Pile

    ... in the briny and the man next to me goes to investigate which direction water flushes down the aircraft lavatory. Soon we're in the arrivals hall, being sorted and separated. Mainland Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1495111/maldives-budget-former-british-military-base-gan
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 11:30pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... aircraft that the carrier operates between here and the French capital. The 10-seats-across layout of the economy-class cabin, which seems to be a perennial highlight of dismal online passenger ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1440177/travellers-checks
  7. Magazines - Money - TRAVEL

    Out of this world

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 10:28pm by Denise Tsang

    ... space – the Lynx will take off directly from a runway under its own rocket power, without needing a carrier aircraft to take it to high altitude before launch. “Taking off from the ground ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/money/article/1461771/out-world
  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Nov 02nd 2013, 10:02pm by Adam Nebbs

    ... to land. The aircraft was a Douglas DC-6 belonging to British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines, a long-forgotten but groundbreaking carrier established in 1948 to operate a transpacific route from ... on King's Mountain, into which, due to pilot error, the aircraft crashed on October 29, 1953. Local resident and Sydney native Christopher O'Donnell (pictured top) took an interest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1343537/travellers-checks
  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Giant strides: elephant eco-tours in Botswana

    Posted Feb 22nd 2014, 11:39pm by Martin Williams

    ... from Hong Kong to Johannesburg, and from the South African city to Maun, a town in Botswana that is a hub for light aircraft trips into the Okavango. Asia to Africa Safaris ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1431749/giant-strides-elephant-eco-tours-botswana
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Travellers' checks

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Nebbs

    ... and the Arusha National Park. The trip starts at Kilimanjaro International Airport, which sounds rather remote but can be reached from Hong Kong with only one change of aircraft if you fly via Doha ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1322307/travellers-checks

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